HOUSTON – A search is underway for suspects accused of shooting and killing two men while they were at a restaurant in southwest Houston Wednesday, officers with the Houston Police Department said.
HPD units responded to reports of a shooting inside a restaurant located at 12320 Bellaire Blvd. in Alief around 11 p.m.
Officers said when they arrived at the scene, they located two men, one 63 years old and the other between 30-40 years of age, with multiple gunshot wounds sitting at a booth. They were pronounced dead at the scene by emergency officials with the Houston Fire Department, HPD said.
According to investigators, possibly one to three male suspects walked into the business and fired shots at the men. The suspect(s), described by police only as Asian males, then walked out of the restaurant and fled in an unknown vehicle, HPD said.
Police said no other injuries were reported and they believe the victims were targeted. Investigators are unsure how many people were inside or outside of the restaurant at the time of the shooting. All patrons that were in the restaurant at the time of the shooting left the scene prior to the officers’ arrival, HPD said.
Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at (713) 308-3600 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.