Deadly shooting wakes motel guests

February 10, 2008 6:46:25 AM PST
A man was shot to death at the St. Francis motel in southeast Houston.Guests of the motel on Old Spanish Trail at Tierwester told police they were awakened when they heard gunshots coming from the parking lot.

Leroy Benavidez with the Houston Police Department said, "A couple of people looked out the window and they saw another young black male walking in the motel parking lot."

Police found the victim inside one of the motel rooms.

It's not clear if the man spotted was involved in the shooting or just a witness. The suspect remains at large.

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