Deputies search for suspect who shot, killed man behind northwest Harris County hotel following fight

HOUSTON – A man was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds behind a hotel in northwest Harris County Monday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

HCSO deputies responded to reports of a person down behind the Country Inn and Suites located at 12915 FM 1960 Rd W at around 11:50 p.m.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they located a man in his 20s who was shot to death.

According to investigators, it was reported by several witnesses that three men and a woman were standing by vehicles outside of the hotel. Two of the men got into a fight but stopped and walked off from the group.

That is when one of the men pulled out a pistol and pointed it at the other. The man tried to run away but was shot, investigators said. The suspect fled in an unknown vehicle.

Police do not have a description of the suspect. Investigators said witnesses were taken downtown to be interviewed.

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