New details on WU shooting

September 26, 2016

west u policeHere are some details on the shooting this morning where a man opened fired and injured nine people this morning at about 6:30 the Weslayan Plaza area on the Randall’s market side, a little more than 100 feet from the city limit of West University Place.

The shooter is dead.

Nine people were injured. Three were treated at the scene for broken glass injuries. Six were transported to the hospital for gunshot wounds. One was released. One person is in serious condition, another is in critical condition.

The shooter was not a West University Place resident. He was a local attorney who sources say was depressed over the state of affairs in his law firm.

There was a unified response from a collection of southwest Houston police departments, including West U, Bellaire and Houston. Shots were fired by WUPD. But it is unknown at this time which department fired the fatal shot.

We will report more details as we learn them.

George Boehme

George Boehme is the publisher of and West University Essentials magazine.

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