Father shot a hairdresser because he didn't like the haircut of his 13-year-old son, says the sheriff's office
(CNN) – Texas law enforcement officials are looking for a suspect accused of shooting a barber for his 13-year-old son's haircut, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Agents responded to the barbershop on Saturday at Franz Road in Katy, near Houston, the sheriff's office said on Twitter, where an employee was reportedly shot around 5 p.m. by a customer The client fled the scene, said the sheriff's office.
Harris County detective Wallace Wyatt told KPRC, a CNN affiliate, that the discussion was about the haircut given to the suspect's 13-year-old son.
“He went home, returned. They fixed the haircut for free and then that was when the altercation happened, ”Wyatt told KPRC.
"That's one of the worst I've heard," he added, "especially with your son here, witnessing what you're doing."
The barber is expected to survive, the researchers told KPRC. His condition is stable.
The sheriff's office described the suspect as a black man who could be driving a four-door gray sedan, possibly a Honda Accord.
CNN's Hollie Silverman contributed to this report.