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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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