Man shot and killed at NW Houston extended stay hotel

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
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ABC13's Brooke Taylor reports from the scene of a deadly shooting where the victim was shot to death during a fight with other residents of an extended stay hotel.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man was shot to death during what police believe was a fight between him and a group of people at an extended stay hotel in northwest Houston on Thursday.

The Houston Police Department posted a tweet confirming the investigation of a shooting in the 5900 block of Guhn Road, which is located just off the US-290 freeway.

Police, who responded to calls coming at about 2 p.m., said the victim's body was located in a stairwell.

Investigators were told the victim was involved in a fight with fellow long-term residents of the hotel.

Police added they are working to find a suspect and that they believe they know who it might be.

Officers don't believe there is a danger to the community, police said.

WATCH: HPD briefs ABC13 on deadly shooting at extended stay hotel

Earlier, a public information officer for the police department told Eyewitness News that they were responding to calls of the shooting at the HomeTowne Studios. One caller told police a male and a female were arguing just before gunfire was heard.

An Eyewitness News crew is at the scene. All updates on this developing story can be found in this article.

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