Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 256

A man was shot to death as he and his two brothers tried to stop a man from breaking into his car on the northwest side early Thursday morning, police say.

The victim, whose identity was not released, saw the suspect about 4:20 a.m. and went out to confront him with his two brothers, HPD says.

An altercation and gunfire ensued; the victim was hit several times and was pronounced dead at the scene. The two brothers were taken to Ben Taub.

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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