HOUSTON -- Houston police said a man was shot in his back by two gunmen in the parking lot of a southwest side complex late Tuesday.

It happened just before 10 p.m. on S. Gessner near Town Park.

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, two men ran away after the shooting.

Friends of the victim said they thought it was an attempted robbery, but investigators believe the crime may have been gang related.

The victim was sent to Ben Taub Hospital in serious but stable condition.

No arrests were made.

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