Kendrick C. Simpson, 38, Bayou Body Count No. 87

A man was killed in his westside apartment by two men who broke in and began firing, Houston police say.

Kendrick C. Simpson, 38, was with his roommate in their apartment in the 9900 block of Richmond about 4 a.m. Saturday when the incident occurred.

"Two unknown black male suspects kicked in their door. Simpson and McGauhey were shot and the suspects fled in an unknown direction," HPD says. "McGauhey was able to knock on the door to a nearby apartment to get help and was then transported to an area hospital. Simpson died at the scene."

The wounded man, Eric McGauhey, 39, is in stable condition at a hospital.

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

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