Teen gunned down at apartment complex

March 15, 2011 8:55:19 AM PDT
Houston police Tuesday were investigating the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was gunned down at a Bellaire apartment complex. According to investigators, the victim and another teen were sitting on the stairs at Bellaire Gardens Apartments on Bellaire Blvd. around 7:50pm Monday when an unknown man approached them and fired a weapon several times.

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His identity was not released Tuesday, pending notification of family members.

Police said the other teen was not hurt.

Investigators are looking for the shooter, described as a Latino man dressed all in blue. He had a blue bandana over his face and he left the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. All Crime Stoppers tipsters remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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