Man shot, killed morning after proposing to girlfriend

HOUSTON – A man was shot and killed the morning after proposing to his girlfriend, Houston police said.

The shooting happened around 7:30 a.m. Sunday in front of a house near Longmeadow Street and Jutland Road in Houston.

Investigators said they’re searching for a dark-colored sedan in connection with the shooting.

A witness saw a dark-colored sedan pull into the driveway of the home and heard a gunshot. The car sped off. The witness saw the victim, later identified by police as 20-year-old Alec Marrow, lying in the front yard with a gunshot wound near his shoulder.

Officials said Marrow worked as a security guard at Houston-area clubs.

Police are searching for the shooter.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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