Man on crutches fatally shot outside Northshore apartment

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on August 28, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 28 at 11:09 AM

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- Deputies in east Harris County searched overnight for the gunman who fatally shot a man outside his Northshore-area apartment.

The shooting was reported at the Northshore Meadows Apartments on Audrey Lane around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s deputies said they found a man shot an unknown number of times lying dead in the complex’s parking lot.

Investigators said the victim apparently got into an argument with a man who pulled out a gun and shot him. The shooter then fled the scene. A detailed description of the suspect was not provided.

Family members arrived and spoke with KHOU 11 News. They identified the victim as 29-year-old Samuel Moreno, Jr.

The victim's mom said her son was on crutches after being hit by a car recently, and there's no way he could run from danger.

This case is being investigated by the Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at (713) 967-5810 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).

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