Father shot, killed outside southwest Houston apartment


by KHOU.com staff


Posted on July 29, 2013 at 6:44 AM

Updated Monday, Jul 29 at 7:41 AM

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HOUSTON –- A father was shot and killed outside his southwest Houston apartment Sunday evening, police said.

It was reported around 7:30 p.m. at the Shadowtree Apartments along the W. Sam Houston Tollway north of Bissonnet Street.

Police said there were no witnesses to the shooting, but a few residents spoke to investigators about the shooting.

“He was a pretty good guy,” said neighbor Jon Williams. “He didn’t bother anybody. He was nice.”

As of Monday morning, the suspect remained at-large.

Those who knew the victim said he recently moved to Houston to be closer to his child.

Police asked anyone with information to call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or HPD Homicide at 713-308-3600.