Shootout in an apartment complex

Kareem Kentriell James, 31, Bayou Body Count No. 224

A shootout in a southwest side apartment complex left one person dead Sunday afternoon, police say.

Kareem Kentriell James, 31, was shot in his apartment comples in the 5400 block of Birdwood about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say he was involved in a shootout with an unknown suspect, described only as a black male, who fled with a Hispanic female and another black male in a gray Ford F-150 pickup.

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

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