Reginald Leroy King was walking through the parking lot of the Pine Ridge Apartments in the 5700 block of Thousand Oaks Circle when, police say, he and the person with him were surrounded by a half-dozen men.
"One suspect pointed his gun at King and demanded his car keys," police said. "As King tried to slap the gun out of the suspect's hand, the suspect struck King in the face with his fist. King and the witness then fled in separate directions. The suspects followed King and then shot him."
The suspects were described only as black males.
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
Update: Police have charged Joshua Marshall and a female juvenile with capital murder in the case. Marshall is not in custody, and police are seeking help in locating him.