1 suspect identified in deadly northwest Harris County shooting

- Deputies are conducting an investigation after three people were shot in northwest Harris County. One person died as a result of the shooting.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office homicide division released surveillance video from the shooting on Friday where two people were initially injured at D.J. Food Store on Bammel North Houston Road near Veterans Memorial Drive. Another person was shot down the street from the store. Investigators have identified Judas Deluna as a suspect in the case.

View the surveillance video on YouTube

When deputies arrived, they learned three males were shot. One of them died after he was taken to a hospital nearby. Deputies determined that an unknown female was outside the store and was harassed by two or three males. 

Three males inside the store observed the alleged harassment and walked outside to help the female. As they approached the males outside, one of them fired a weapon. 

One male was shot in the leg and ran behind the store to an apartment complex. The second male was shot in the back. They were both taken to hospitals with injuries determined not to be life-threatening. 

Deluna, the shooting suspect, is described as heavy set Hispanic male, wearing a black and red two-tone shirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. He and the other suspects were seen in a black-colored Lincoln Navigator with a gray-colored front bumper. 

The second subject is described as a older Hispanic man between the ages of 40 and 50 years old with a medium-to-heavy build who wore a blue and white plaid or striped jacket and a light colored t-shirt with blue jeans. 

The third person inside the Lincoln Navigator is described as a medium-to-heavy set Hispanic male who wore a black jacket and a light blue or turquoise shirt. 

Anyone with information on the identity of the other suspects is encouraged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office homicide unit by phone at 713-274-9100. 

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org. Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). Anyone who submits information can remain anonymous.

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