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Suspect in fatal shooting flees with victim's fiance
HOUSTON - by Andrew Horansky/KHOU 11 News and www.khou.com
Police say the suspect who fatally shot a dad in front of his children later fled the scene with the victims fianc.
The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Thursday in northeast Houston on Bobby Burns Street near Howton Street, according to officers with the Houston Police Department.
HPD said a man got into an argument with his fianc in a bedroom where his four children, ages 9 to 12, were sleeping. Another man, 19, came into the room and fatally shot the man.
The shooter and the victims fianc then left the scene, police said.
The victim, 34, died inside the home, but his children were not injured.
He had four kids, he was really close to his kids, said family friend Greg Brooks. I dont know why somebody would sit there and take his life.
Anyone with information was asked to call HPD Homicide at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS.