Green car driven by shooter

Police released a photo of the car driven by the shooter.

Galveston Police Department/Courtesy photo


A man who shot two teenagers Friday — critically wounding one — during an apparent road-rage altercation was still at large Sunday as Galveston police sought leads in the investigation.

Police have not released the names of the two teenage boys injured in the shooting.

The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. Friday after a minor car wreck in the 4900 block of Broadway in Galveston.

A driver in a green four-door car collided with a small white car. Witnesses told police the man driving the green car and teenage passengers in the white car got out of their cars and had a shouting match. The teenage boys assaulted the man, police said. Authorities have not released details about the assault.

The man then returned to his car and retrieved a handgun and fired several shots through the windshield of the white car, striking the teenage boys who had returned to their car, police said.

The shooter fled east followed by a witness who lost sight of the car in the 4500 block of Broadway, police said.

The driver of the white car took the teenage boys to a University of Texas Medical Branch hospital, where they remained Sunday, police said. One had been listed in critical condition and one in stable condition, police said. Police have not identified the boys beyond that they are from Galveston County.

Police were looking for the green car, which may have out-of-state license plates. Authorities have described the driver only as an adult white male.

Marissa Barnett: 409-683-5257;

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.