Man shot dead answering door at home near Museum District

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by Drew Karedes / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on February 2, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Updated Saturday, Feb 2 at 12:28 AM

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HOUSTON -- A man was shot and killed while answering his door near the Museum District Friday evening.

Officials say it happened at a home in the 1800 block of Portsmouth Street just north of Highway 59.

Houston homicide investigators say the man was upstairs with his wife and three children when there was a knock at the door.

The victim went downstairs, opened the door and was shot and killed. The suspect then took off.

Neighbors are in shock. They said the victim’s parents live on the same street.

The victim owned a beer distribution company.

Stay with KHOU.com for more on this developing story.

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