Fight over purse in NW Houston leaves one man dead

January 5, 2011 4:05:32 AM PST
A fight over a purse yesterday ended with one man dead in northwest Houston It happened at the Aspen Apartments on West Tidwell and Antoine. Authorities say a man and woman were arguing over a purse when witnesses say the woman pulled out a pair of scissors or a knife and stabbed the man. He later died from his injuries.

It's not clear if he was trying to rob the woman. She ran away before police arrived.