Another violent weekend in Houston leaves several shot in unrelated incidents

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- It's been another weekend of violent incidents across the city, with around a half-dozen shootings involving a death or injury.

In west Houston, a man was shot twice in the back in the 11400 block of Harwin Drive Saturday night while walking to a store, according to Houston police. It happened around 9 p.m. at Harwin and Boone Road. The man was taken to a hospital but was stable. There was no word on the shooter in that incident.

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In northwest Houston, a man was found shot to death Saturday night in an apartment complex parking lot. It happened in the 8400 block of Willow Place Drive near Tomball Parkway around 7 p.m. Witnesses told officers they saw a man in a gold bomber jacket running away from the scene with a gun, according to Houston police. The victim was a Black man in his 20s.

Another man was shot during a robbery attempt in the 5200 block of S. Rice Avenue in a parking lot. There was no word on the man's condition or if an arrest had been made.

On Houston's south side, authorities were still working to find out who shot a man as he was driving early Saturday near Cullen Boulevard and Reed Road. The man was discovered in the driver's seat of a Jeep outside a Walgreen's around 6:15 a.m. He had been shot once in the head at close range, police said. Detectives were working to find the shooter on surveillance video at nearby businesses.

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Two men who were shot in southeast Houston were found in Baytown early Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. in the 3100 block of Berkley Street. Houston police were looking for a person of interest in that incident. One of the men was found dead inside the pickup. The other victim was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive.

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Houston could be on pace for nearly 400 homicides by the end of the year. It's a high the city hasn't seen since 1993, when there were 447 homicides and about 500,000 less people living in the city.

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After a violent start to the week, Houston could be on pace for nearly 400 homicides by the end of the year. It's a high the city hasn't seen since 1993.

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