Man found shot to death in southwest Houston parking lot

Homicide detectives believe the victim knew his killer

Published On: Mar 11 2013 11:03:19 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 01 2013 08:57:13 AM CST
HOUSTON -

A man found shot to death in the middle of a southwest Houston street may have known the person who killed him, police said.

Houston police said witnesses saw two men fighting on Bissonnet Street near South Braeswood Boulevard around 11 p.m. Thursday.

The fight continued into an apartment complex parking lot where, witnesses said, a man pulled out a gun and shot the other man.

The victim was rushed to Southwest Memorial Hospital, but he did not survive.

The gunman ran from the scene.

Detectives said they will continue to talk to witnesses about what happened. 

Forensic experts were at scene, scrutinizing bullet casings to see if they can be traced.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.