Man charged with capital murder in shooting that killed 2, injured 2

Tracye Cash is seen in this 2020 mug shot released by the Houston Police Department on April 20, 2021.
Tracye Cash is seen in this 2020 mug shot released by the Houston Police Department on April 20, 2021. (HPD)

HOUSTON – A man has been charged with capital murder in connection with a shooting Monday that killed two people and injured two others.

Tracye Cash, 28, is also charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting in the 700 block of East Whitney Street.

According to Houston police, officers arrived at the scene and found Cash, 25-year-old Patrick Price and 27-year-old Robert Palmer suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said Price and Palmer died at the scene. Cash was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

Robert Palmer, 27 (KPRC 2)

Investigators said two other people who were in a vehicle driving by the shooting scene were also hit by the gunfire. Investigators said they drove themselves to a Whataburger off the North Freeway and called for help. They were taken to a hospital for treatment, investigators said.

Police said They are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting.

Cash is still hospitalized and is expected to survive his injuries.

Note: The video below was from an earlier report about this shooting.


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