|Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 4601 Sherwood Lane about 1:15 a.m. on Sunday (Feb. 2).|
The suspect, David Jose Molina-Lopez (H/m, 21), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 177th State District Court. A booking photo of Molina-Lopez is attached to this news release.
The victim, Jose Eulogio Diaz Orellana, 48, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Bowling and L. Kauffman reported:
Mr. Orellana was standing and drinking in the rear parking lot of the apartment complex at the above address when he was approached by Molina-Lopez, who opened fire and shot Orellana more than once in the abdomen. Witnesses saw Molina-Lopez flee the scene on foot. Paramedics transported Orellana to an area hospital.
Patrol officers in the area located Molina-Lopez and took him into custody. He was subsequently charged for his role in the shooting.