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.
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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.