The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 9500 Crofton Street about 9:20 p.m. on Saturday (January 19).
One victim, Elroy Jefferson, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, Leonard Potier, 68, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Clark and J. Pickett reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Potier had been shot while driving in his vehicle. Potier was attempting to track down his son’s stolen four-wheeler when he was shot by an unknown suspect(s). During the shooting, Mr. Jefferson, who was an innocent bystander, was also struck by the gunfire and died at the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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