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Man shot to death while trying to defend his girlfriend during fight on Houston's north side

At one point, the suspect tried to shoot the victim’s girlfriend, but the gun ran out of bullets, according to police.

HOUSTON — A fight between four people on Houston’s north side left one man dead.

Houston police said the victim’s girlfriend got into an argument with another woman outside the Rose Food Store in the 2500 block of W. Little York Road.

That’s when the suspect jumped in, getting into the victim's girlfriend's face.

The victim saw what was going on and pulled the suspect to the side. An altercation broke out and the suspect then pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times, according to police. 

The victim collapsed, but the suspect continued to shoot at the victim. 

At one point, the suspect tried to shoot the victim’s girlfriend, but the gun ran out of bullets, according to police.

The suspect was able to get away in an older model, champagne color Lincoln.

The victim died at the hospital.

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