Samuel Moreno-Mares, 25, Bayou Body Count No. 57

A DJ was shot and killed as he came home after work early Sunday morning, police say.

Samuel Moreno-Mares, 25, parked in front of his apartment complex in the 800 block of Grow on the northwest side about 3:30 a.m. when someone attempted to rob him, police say.

"Moreno-Mares then ran inside the apartment complex where he was caught and shot," HPD says.

A "heavy-set black male with short braids" was seen running from the scene after the shooting, police say.

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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