Police searching for suspect accused of shooting 2 men sitting in front of house in SW Houston

HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of shooting two men as they sat in their front yard Friday night.

Police responded to a shooting call on Wildacres at High Star in southwest Houston.

According to police, the suspect walked up to the men and demanded money. When the men refused, the suspect shot at least four rounds striking both men before running away.

The two men were taken to the hospital and are expected to be OK, police said.

A similar shooting and robbery was reported in the same area, but it is unknown if the incidents are connected, investigators said.