One killed, one wounded in shooting outside northwest Houston food mart

One killed, one wounded in shooting outside northwest Houston food mart

Credit: KHOU

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Sunday at the T&T Food Mart on Hollister Road at Pitner Road, according to officers with the Houston Police Department.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on September 9, 2013 at 8:16 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 9 at 10:49 AM

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HOUSTON -- Police said one person was killed and another was wounded in a shooting outside a food mart in northwest Houston.

It happened around 9:20 p.m. Sunday at the T&T Food Mart on Hollister Road at Pitner Road, according to officers with the Houston Police Department.

HPD said the victim, identified as 24-year-old Hernan Hernandez, was visiting with a group of people outside the store when a fight began. Someone pulled out a gun and fired several shots, one of which struck Hernandez and killed him. Another man was hit in the arm by a bullet, and he was sent to the hospital in stable condition.

Police said it did not appear either of the victims were the shooter’s intended target.

A detailed description of the gunman was not available.

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

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