HCSO: Man arrested in fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend's boyfriend

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies say a man was arrested in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in northwest Harris County overnight.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at 11:30 p.m. Monday at a residence located in the 9500 block of Dalmally near Bonnie Sean.

Deputies said that the ex-boyfriend of Kristine Jennings, who lives at the residence, came over when the new boyfriend was there. 

Austin Huff, the ex-boyfriend, tried to convince Jennings in returning to Austin with him, deputies said. Jennings refused to leave with Huff.  

She and the victim went to enter the residence after telling Huff to leave.  

Deputies said Huff attempted to follow them inside the residence, but the victim attempted to push Huff out of the residence.

Huff pulled out a gun and shot the new boyfriend in the chest, deputies said. 

Deputies said he died there at the scene. Huff was later found at his parents' house and taken into custody. 

The identity of the victim has not been released.


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