82-year-old man shot and killed in senior living facility in southeast Houston, police say

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
82-year-old found dead from gunshot wound to the head
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The victim's sister said she spoke with him the night before but received a "suspicious" call early Saturday morning before he was found dead.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An 82-year-old man was found shot to death inside an apartment at a senior living facility in southeast Houston, according to police.

On Saturday, officers with the Houston Police Department said they responded to a report of death in the 10000 block of Cullen Boulevard near Wenda Street at about 8 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers said they found an 82-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his head, according to HPD Sgt. Duncan.

Investigators said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's sister, who called the authorities, told HPD that she spoke with him the night before but received a "suspicious" call Saturday morning.

Police released surveillance photos of a person of interest. He is described as a Black man in his 20s, about 5 foot, 6 inches to 5 foot, 8 inches tall, with a medium build.

He was last seen wearing all-black clothing, with red-orange Nike tennis shoes, according to the release.

The victim's identification is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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.