HOUSTON A man is in custody after police said he shot his girlfriend in the stomach early Sunday in southeast Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, officers responded to the shooting at around 2:15 a.m. at Beamer near Kirkshire. When police arrived at the scene, they found the victim shot in the stomach.

The victim was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in serious but stable condition, police said.

Investigators said the victim and her boyfriend got into an argument, and the he shot her once.

The boyfriend was taken into custody, police said.

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