Alleged gunman kills himself outside Sheriff's substation after shooting in Katy

KATY, TX (KTRK) -- A man suspected in a deadly shooting in Katy overnight has shot himself at a Sheriff's substation.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office confirms the 17-year-old man pulled a gun and shot himself in the head in front of his mom and a deputy. The man has died as a result of those injuries.

Deputies say the man was involved in a shooting off of Katy Briar Lane, near Morton Road and Madison Road in Katy.

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His mother had taken her son to the substation to turn himself in. That is when deputies say he pulled a gun and killed himself.

Detectives say a troubling love triangle may be motive for the shooting.

The shooting happened just after midnight. Two men allegedly shot and killed a Hispanic man in his early 20s, and then fled the scene in a car.

We talked to a neighbor who has lived here for 11 years.

He wasn't at home at the time of the shooting, but was shocked to find out about it.

"It's a very peaceful neighborhood. Everybody knows everybody else. We live just like a family, but i don't know what happened today," said neighbor Mohammad Qureshi.

There is no word on the second suspect. The victim has not been identified.
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