Police: Man in wheelchair fatally shot in northeast Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on June 16, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 17 at 2:58 PM

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HOUSTON – Houston police were searching for a man who fatally shot a man who was sitting in a wheelchair Monday afternoon in northeast Houston.

The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. in the 9500 block of Crofton near Tidwell.

Police said the victim was sitting in the courtyard of the Crofton Apartments when an unknown man approached him and fired several times. The victim was found dead lying next to the wheelchair.

When officers arrived they found a crowd gathered near the man’s body.  His identity has not been released.

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

 

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