Dad shot in chest while waiting for wife outside southeast Houston apartment

Dad shot in chest while waiting for wife outside southeast Houston apartment

Credit: KHOU

It was reported just north of Hobby Airport on Broadway Street near Morley Street around midnight Sunday.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on June 16, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Updated Monday, Jun 16 at 6:32 AM

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HOUSTON -– Houston police investigated a shooting overnight outside a southeast side apartment.

It was reported just north of Hobby Airport on Broadway Street near Morley Street around midnight Sunday.

Houston police said a man in his 40s was shot at least once in the chest. He was sent to the hospital in critical condition but was expected to survive.

Police said it happened as the victim and his wife arrived at their daughter’s apartment to pick up their dog.

As the wife went upstairs she said she heard gunshots outside. She went back out and found her husband wounded inside their car.

The victim told police a man walked up to the vehicle and opened fire. It’s believed police know who the man is, but no arrests were made at the scene.

Police said the shooting may be revenge for another recent shooting.

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