Man found shot in chest at W. Harris Co. motel

Investigators initially said the man's girlfriend shot the victim but several people were seen leaving the shooting scene.

September 7, 2010 4:02:14 AM PDT
A medical helicopter rushed a man to hospital after he was shot in the chest overnight. Police found the man at a Motel 6 off the Katy Freeway at Mason Road in west Harris County. Investigators initially thought the man's girlfriend may have pulled the trigger, but now deputies have learned several other people fled the scene before emergency crews arrived.

The man is being treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital where he is listed in serious condition. Deputies are now trying to track down the other people who fled.