A pool-hall stabbing

Unidentified Male, 23, Bayou Body Count No. 255

A pool-hall stabbing on the southwest side early yesterday left a 23-year-old man dead, Houston police say.

The victim, whose identity was not released, became involved in an argument in the Gol Bar Pool Hall in the 9500 block of Beechnut about 2 a.m. Wednesday, police say.

He suffered multiple stab wounds. About 50 people were in the bar at the time, police say; someone took off on a motorcycle shortly after the incident.

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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