Christopher Jones, 29, Bayou Body Count No. 220
A double shooting left one man dead and one injured Friday evening on the northeast side, police say.
Houston police sources told reporters that a drug deal was suspected in the death of a man found dead in the 9700 block of Galaxy shortly before 7 p.m. Friday.
Christopher Jones, 29, was found dead from a gunshot wound.
The other victim of the shooting was taken to Ben Taub and is expected to recover, police said.
Battle of the Piney Woods: SFA vs. SHSU
TicketsSat., Oct. 1, 3:00pm
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 11:00am
Rice University Owls Football vs. UTSA Roadrunners Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 6:00pm
Rice University Owls Football vs. Prairie View A&M University Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 2:30pm
The suspect got away in a gray sedan, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Houston homicide detectives at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update: Houston police are looking for Herbert Goldsmith, 21, who's been charged with murder.
View Larger Map
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.