Dead man found near apartment pool

Police say they found a young man with a gunshot wound to the chest in northwest Houston.

October 20, 2010 9:36:48 AM PDT
Police are investigating a deadly shooting in northwest Houston overnight. Residents reported hearing gunshots at the Shadow Creek Apartments on Pinemont and Langfield, near building 10. When they approached the area, they discovered a male lying on a walkway between apartment buildings. Houston Fire Department personnel were called to the scene to administer first aid, but later pronounced the victim dead of a gunshot wound to the chest.

"We have one person of interest in custody who was found to be in possession of a weapon. We're not sure if this person is a suspect or not," said an investigator on the scene.

At this time, there is no known suspect or motive. The victim's name has not been released.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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