Soccer game turns deadly in southwest Houston

A friendly game of soccer ends in a deadly shooting and police say the shots came from someone in a car.
April 30, 2013 4:36:53 AM PDT
A drive-by shooting in southwest Houston last night left one person dead.

This all started out as a group of people playing soccer behind some apartments on Bissonnet and Beechnut.

Investigators say a dark blue sedan pulled up and someone inside started shooting at the men who were playing soccer. One man was shot in the head and died.

The gunman in the car got away. Investigators don't know the group was targeted.

"Witnesses are reporting seeing a dark-colored vehicle come through here, slow down and discharge into a crowd. Some of the people were playing soccer," said Sgt. Robert Torres with the Houston Police Department.

They are not even sure the victim was the intended target because of the distance between him and the shooter.

There are surveillance cameras at the apartment complex and detectives are checking the video to see if they can identify the killer.
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