HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department is searching for three men accused of shooting a 9-month-old infant and a second victim during an attempted robbery at a barbershop Sunday night.
According to police, the suspects tried to rob a man in the parking lot of the True City Barber Shop on Alderson Street at Freeport around 9 p.m. Investigators said the the man fought back and the alleged robbers opened fire, hitting the victim.
Police said stray bullets struck the infant, who was strapped in a car seat sitting in the backseat of a nearby vehicle.
The infant's mother ran to a food truck on Corpus Christi Street at Freeport and called 911.
The robbery victim left the scene and drove himself to an IHOP on the East Freeway. He was transported by the Houston Fire Department to a nearby hospital.
The infant and the man are both in stable condition, officials said.
The robbery suspects were last seen driving away in a pickup truck and an older model car.
The following images were taken at the scene:
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