Man found dead outside apartment complex

A man's body was found on the sidewalk at this southwest Houston apartment complex

October 16, 2011 8:07:17 AM PDT
A man was found dead on the sidewalk outside a southwest Houston apartment complex overnight.

Someone called police around 1:30am to report an assault in progress. The caller also said the suspects were armed.

Police responded to the scene a couple of minutes later and found the body nearby on Deering at Country Creek.

The victim had suffered head trauma, but it's not clear if he had been shot or beaten.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.