HOUSTON – A man was shot and killed by masked suspects during a robbery at an apartment complex in southeast Houston Thursday, the Houston Police Department said.
HPD responded to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of the Parc at South Green apartments located at 12510 S. Green Dr. at around 1:50 a.m.
When units arrived, they located a man possibly in his mid-20s suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
According to investigators, the victim and a male friend were walking to the friend’s car when two armed suspects confronted them and demanded the car keys. The suspects then fired, striking the victim. The friend was not hurt and the suspects fled on foot.
The suspects are described by police as men with slim builds who were wearing dark hoodies. Witnesses told officers they saw the men wearing ski masks and heard the commotion followed by multiple gunshots.
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
Anyone with information on the identity of the wanted suspects or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at (713) 308-3600 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.