Gas station argument at 3 a.m. results in death

Unidentified Male, 36, Bayou Body Count No. 265

An argument on the northwest side exploded into gunfire early Sunday morning, leaving one man dead and another wounded, police say.

The two victims were at a gas station in the 5600 block of North Shepard about 3 a.m. Sunday when an argument with a group broke out. "At least one" of the members of that group pulled out a gun and began firing, HPD says, and then they all left the scene.

The idenitty of the victim, 36, is being withheld pending verification.

Anyone with information about 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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