Man fatally shot during altercation in South Park

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 9 at 8:34 AM

HOUSTON—Police were on the search for a shooting suspect Wednesday night after a man was gunned down in the South Park community.

Houston police said around 9:15 p.m. the victim was visiting with friends near Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and Pershing Street when an altercation occurred.

An unknown male pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times before leaving the scene.

The victim was transported to Ben Taub Hospital where he later died.

Police did not provide a description of the shooter.

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