Man fatally shot in southeast Houston, police say

HOUSTON – A man was fatally shot and killed overnight in southeast Houston, police said.

At around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Houston Police Department officers were dispatched to a house on the 9400 block of Coffee Street over a report of a shooting.

One woman told officers that she heard two gunshots outside her home. When she stepped outside, she found a man who had received two gunshot wounds in the upper body. The witness told officers that she recognized the man as a roommate in the neighborhood.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died, the police said.

Homicide investigators were called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Houston Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.

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