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.
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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.
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