TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

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TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby philip964 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:28 am

https://www.click2houston.com/news/5000 ... e-his-legs

He was getting out of his car when strangers walked up and began shooting. He said they never said a word. Never asked for anything just began shooting. Police initially thought it was some kind of professional hit, but now believe it was just random.

They took his keys and wallet. The doctors saved his life, but were unable to save his legs, both were amputated.

Happened near Sam's Club near I-45 and Fuqua.

Car was later found burned.

Senseless.

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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby bmwrdr » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:55 am

Senseless in deed. I hope they get a hold of those thugs.
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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby pcernuch » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:17 am

i had my truck broken into at the casa ole there about 9-10yrs ago on July 4th. stole everything that one would pack for a 4day trip to the Galvez up to and including an old ruger p95.

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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby Abraham » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:18 am

Yikes, I had no clue that area is so crime ridden.

Some time in the past the Sam's in that area was one I went to regularly and also Fishing Tackle Unlimited across the street.

I have no reason anymore to be in that area, (I live far away from it now) but, if I'm unexpectedly in that area, they'll be no shopping done by me in that crime ridden vicinity.


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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby philip964 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:34 am

Abraham wrote:Yikes, I had no clue that area is so crime ridden.

Some time in the past the Sam's in that area was one I went to regularly and also Fishing Tackle Unlimited across the street.

I have no reason anymore to be in that area, (I live far away from it now) but, if I'm unexpectedly in that area, they'll be no shopping done by me in that crime ridden vicinity.


To be fair to Sam's the shooting occurred in an apartment complex behind Sam's.


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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby crazy2medic » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:43 am

That sounds like a gang intiation, totally pointless!
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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby ELB » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:47 am

Just awful.
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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby bblhd672 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:33 pm

Senseless seems to happen a lot in Houston. Y'all got something in the water down there?
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Re: TX:Houston man loses both legs in carjacking

Postby BBYC » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:44 pm

bblhd672 wrote:Senseless seems to happen a lot in Houston. Y'all got something in the water down there?

Houston is downstream of Austin. The piece of sewage running HPD is an example of the effluent poisoning the city.
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