UPDATE: Argument between 2 guests leads to shooting at Post Oak Hotel, police say

Shooting at Post Oak Hotel
Shooting at Post Oak Hotel (KPRC 2)

A suspect is in custody Sunday morning after a confrontation between two guests escalated into a shooting at a Houston hotel.

Around 5:20 a.m., the Houston Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at the Post Oak Hotel, located at 1600 W Loop S.

The shooting stemmed from a verbal argument between a hotel guest from Georgia and another guest from Louisiana, officials said. At some point during the argument in the hotel lobby, the guest from Georgia fired at the guest from Louisiana, hitting him several times.

The victim, a man in his 20′s, was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The suspect, a man in his 30′s, was taken into custody and is being processed downtown.

About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.