3 people injured in Third Ward drive-by shooting, police say


HOUSTON – Three people were injured Saturday afternoon in a drive-by shooting in Third Ward, Houston police said.

The shooting was reported in the 3300 block of Winbern Street.

Police said each victim was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital in a private vehicle.

Police said a 34-year-old man is in critical condition. Police said the other two men, ages 24 and 40, are in stable condition.

Witnesses told police suspects inside a burgundy Buick sedan with a temporary license plate pulled in front of a food store and fired shots at the three men, officials said.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Houston Police Department Major Assault Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 723-222-8477. 

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