Mexican Cartel Murderous Spree in My Neighborhood
According to a tweet by Houston police, 35-year-old Joshua Kelsey was arrested about 4 a.m. while driving a vehicle that was stolen during the spree.
Police said Kelsey is believed to be the gunman responsible for three shootings Wednesday night that took place within a span of 45 minutes.
The first shooting was reported about 8:15 p.m. in the 14200 block of Bridgeport Road near Danfield Drive. Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Troy Finner said Kelsey, met with two men at that location. After an altercation, Kelsey shot both men, Finner said.
The victims were rushed to the hospital where one was pronounced dead and the other was taken into surgery, Finner said.
Police said Kelsey stole the victims’ car and drove to a home in the 5230 block of Kelling Street about three miles away. About 8:36 p.m., police said Kelsey forced his way into the home and shot a man in his 60s. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The third shooting took place just after 9 p.m. at a home in the 13500 block of Hooper Road near Almeda Genoa Road. Finner said Kelsey walked into the home and shot a man in his late 40s. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.