Man found shot dead in apartment in east Harris County, deputies say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting Saturday afternoon in east Harris County, officials announced on Twitter.

According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office, deputies said Curtis Phlegm 32-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound inside an apartment unit at 13480 S Thorntree Drive. The man was confirmed dead at the scene by EMS.

Police said he was found by his friend in the living room of his apartment, which had been ransacked. He had not been seen since noon Friday, officials said. Police believe the person who robbed the victim is responsible for his death.

The victim is described as a father of four children.

No suspects identified at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100 or call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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