Man killed after being shot in the head in Greater Third Ward, police say

HOUSTON – A man has been pronounced dead after he was reportedly shot in the head on Saturday afternoon in Greater Third Ward.

According to Houston police, the shooting took place in the 4970 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Arvilla at around 5:18 p.m.

It is unclear what prompted the shooting, and investigators say they are looking for a suspect.


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