HPD: 2 men shot in legs while walking in NE Houston; suspect at large

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is investigating a shooting near a northeast Houston residence Sunday morning.

Police responded to a shooting call around 10:24 a.m. in the 7800 block of Locksley Road.

Upon arrival, officers found Jerome O’Brien, 33, and Brian Jones, 28, suffering from a gunshot wound. According to police, O’Brien and Jones were walking toward North Wayside Drive when an unknown armed suspect shot them multiple times in the legs. The suspect fled the scene in a tan-colored Cadillac.

The Houston Fire Department transported the victims to Memorial Hermann Hospital in unknown conditions.

Anyone with information, please contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.