Oscar Salvador Fierro, 23, Bayou Body Count No. 178

A fight that began outside a near-downtown club led to a fatal shooting early this morning, police say.

Oscar Salvador Fierro, 23m was killed in the 2800 block of Smith after an incident that began as he was leaving Club Plush about 2 a.m., police say.

Fierro suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and died at Ben Taub Hospital.

Here's HPD's official version of events:

Mr. Fierro was leaving Club Plush, at 2700 Milam, with friends when a fight broke out with another group of men at the corner of Milam and Drew. The fight continued westbound on Drew, across Louisiana and to the intersection of 2800 Smith and Drew.

While the fighting continued, gunshots were heard in the direction of Smith and Dennis, one block north of Smith and Drew. A Hispanic male in a white Ford F-150 was seen shooting in the direction of the males.

After the shots were fired, Mr. Fierro was found lying in the street. A second male victim, 20, was found in the parking lot behind the club with a gunshot wound to the right arm. He was trasnported to Ben Taub General Hospital.

The only description the police have of the suspects is "two Hispanic males driving a 1999 to 2005 white Ford F-150, crew cab with tinted windows."

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

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