Houston police searching for suspect accused of shooting man near Cullen Plaza trying to stop fight

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A suspect is on the run after reportedly shooting and killing a man who attempted to stop a fight in the parking lot of a grocery store near the Sunnyside area, according to police.

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The incident occurred at 11:03 p.m. on Friday in the parking lot of a Fiesta store in Cullen Plaza near Wilmington.

Commander K. Anthony Miller with HPD said a suspect, described as a white man, began arguing with another person in a wheelchair before another man tried intervening.

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That is when the suspect allegedly fired a weapon towards the man, and killed him, according to police.

Police said the suspect was not wearing a shirt and fled southbound on foot.

There is an active investigation going on at this time, officials said.