1 dead in shooting in NE Houston, police say

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HOUSTON - Police are investigating a shooting at a northeast Houston apartment complex that left one dead Friday night, officials said.

According to Houston police, a man was walking in a parking lot when he was approached by another man in a car at the Villas on the Green apartments in the 9600 block of Homestead Road near Tidwell Road around 8:35 p.m.

At some point, the man in the car allegedly shot the other man, police said.

Police said the shooter then fled the scene.

While police were investigating the shooting, a large crowd gathered at the apartment complex, police said.

A fight broke out at one point, and police had to call for more officers.

KPRC will provide updates when they become available.

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