Man shot to death in northwest Houston

September 23, 2011 1:55:18 PM PDT
A man was shot at a northwest Houston apartment complex while visiting friends last night.

The shooting happened at the Woods of Greenbriar apartments in the 900 block of Greens Road near Seminar at around 7pm. The victim, Colby Ivan McCardle, 21, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say McCardle was in an apartment complex parking lot talking with friends. The group was approached by an unknown black male suspect and words were exchanged. At some point, police say the suspect pulled a gun from his waistband and began firing. McCardle was struck in the arm and chest.

The man's friends drove him to the Northwest Houston Medical Center where he later died.

Police are still investigating the incident. They believe the suspect fled the scene, but they do not yet have a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information in 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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