Charles Emerson, 27, Bayou Body Count No. 132

A party at an abandoned Third Ward house turned deadly early Saturday morning.

Charles Emerson, 27, was shot several times and died after a fight in the 5100 block of Yellowstone about 1:30 a.m., Houston police say.

He had left the party to get a gun. "While outside in a parking lot, someone approached Emerson and fired several gunshots," HPD says.

Neighbors called 911, but paramedics declared him dead at the scene.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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