Michael Williams, 18, Bayou Body Count No. 149

An 18-year-old answered a knock on his front door and was shot dead on the far southwest side Thursday morning.

Michael Williams was at his home in the 11500 block of Keegans Ridge when he answered the knock around 6:30 a.m.

"After a brief discussion with an unknown male in the doorway, Williams was shot," police say.

He was taken to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital with a chest wound and pronounced dead there.

Police say they are "questioning a person of interest," but no charges have been filed. 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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