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Deputies: Man shot, killed by friend during robbery for drugs in north Harris County

HUMBLE, Texas – A man was shot and killed by a friend during a robbery for drugs in north Harris County, deputies say.

Tristian Porter is charged with murder.

According to investigators, twenty-three year old Ramiro Acosta’s body was found next to a car in a ditch along the 3200 block of Turkey Drive at Aldine Westfield at 1:19 a.m. Thursday.

Acosta's wife arrived and told officials she tracked her husband’s phone to the location.

Emergency crews arrived and he was pronounced dead.

Deputies said the victim was shot by one of his friends, Porter, 20, during a struggle with the seller.

Porter was arrested and taken to the Harris County Jail.