Teen shot to death at southeast Houston party

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is searching for an accused killer after a 17-year-old was fatally shot Monday at a house party in the southeast side of town.

Investigators said someone shot the teen around 12:30 a.m. at the Vista Verde apartment complex in the 8700 block of Broadway Street.

According to police, a group of men entered the apartment and started arguing with some people at the party. During the confrontation, a man on the apartment's balcony pulled out a gun and started shooting. 

After being shot, the 17-year-old stumbled down the stairs before he collapsed and died, investigators said.

The shooter and all witnesses were gone when police arrived.

An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713 - 308 - 3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.