Young teen shot dead outside apartment in southwest Houston

Young teen shot dead outside apartment in southwest Houston

Credit: KHOU

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, the shooting was reported in the 8900 block of Beechnut Street around 8:15 p.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 6, 2013 at 9:13 AM

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HOUSTON –- Police investigated late Tuesday the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy outside an apartment complex in southwest Houston.

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, the shooting was reported in the 8900 block of Beechnut Street around 8:15 p.m.

Police said two young males were sitting in front of their apartment when two other males approached. Words were exchanged, and one of the two who walked up pulled out a gun and shot the young teen multiple times.

The victim was sent to Ben Taub Hospital in critical condition and later died. The suspects fled the scene.

Homicide investigators said a motive for the shooting wasn’t immediately determined.

A detailed description of the suspects was not released.

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