Man dead after shooting in parking lot of north Houston liquor store

HOUSTON – A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a liquor store in north Houston Monday, officers with the Houston Police Department said.

HPD and the Houston Fire Department responded to reports of a shooting at a store located at 7915 De Priest at around 11 p.m.

Units said when they arrived, they found a 40-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a nearby trauma center, where police said he later died from his injuries.

HPD homicide detectives are interviewing witnesses and said there is clear surveillance video from the business showing the victim and another man interacting prior to the shooting. The other man fled the scene prior to police arrival, investigators said.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at (713) 308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.

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