Police are searching for a man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend outside an area smoke shop last week.
The Houston Police Department said 36-year-old Ashton Dabney has been charged with aggravated assault of a family member and felon in possession of a weapon in the 183rd State District Court in connection with the incident.
Police said the victim, 43-year-old Tala Green, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the thigh.
HPD said officers responded to the Houston 420 Smoke Shop at 4121 North Fwy. just after 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Police said Green was sitting in her car when Dabney — her ex-boyfriend, according to HPD — allegedly approached her car and fired a handgun several times before fleeing the scene on foot.
Anyone with information on this case or the whereabouts of Dabney is encouraged to contact HPD’s Major Assaults & Family Violence division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.