HOUSTON – One man was injured and another killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon at a Waffle House in southeast Houston.

The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. in the 1700 block of College Avenue near the Gulf Freeway.

Witnesses told police that several men were talking with each other in and around their respective vehicles and at some point, they heard what they believed were several gunshots. Witnesses said the victim's vehicle drove across the parking lot then struck a concrete curb.


The victim, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

The other shooting victim was able to walk to a nearby business for help. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital, and is expected to survive his injuries.

The other vehicles fled the scene.

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