Armed neighbor shoots suspect stabbing woman in her front yard

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man is dead and a woman is hospitalized after a house fire turned into a deadly shooting in north Houston.

It happened on E. 35th Street near Arlington in Independence Heights around 10 a.m. Thursday.

According to police and family, a man threw gasoline on the home and set it on fire.

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One man was shot to death and one woman is injured at scene of a house fire.



When the residents of the home ran outside, the suspect started stabbing a woman with broken glass. Police say an armed neighbor then shot the suspect.

The man died on the scene and the woman was taken to the hospital.
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