Willis Petty, 29, Bayou Body Count No. 15
Quentin Bell, charged with murder in love triangle
An argument over a woman left one man dead on the east side Saturday afternoon, Houston police say.
Willis Petty, 29, was shot several times by Quentin Jerome Bell, 28, about 5 p.m. Saturday and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1200 block of Teal.
HPD says the house where the incident occurred was the home of a woman with whom Bell had three children. Petty had begun to date the woman, officers say, and Bell "became jealous."
"Bell got into an argument with Petty and, at some point, shot Petty several times and then fled the scene," HPD says. "Bell later turned himself in to police.
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