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Crime Blog: Man fatally shot while visiting friends

by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on January 7, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 7 at 4:47 PM

HOUSTON—Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8200 Parker Road about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 

The victim, 18-year-old Steven Armstead, suffered a gunshot wound to the torso and was transported to LBJ Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 
“Mr. Armstead was visiting a friend’s house when there was a knock at the door. As Armstead opened the door, an unknown suspect fired in his direction and struck him. Armstead was then taken by private vehicle to the hospital,” said HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. D. Chandler and Senior Police Officer L. K. Lovelace.
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. 
 

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