A fatal cell phone call
A fatal cell phone call

William Sandoval, 25, Bayou Body Count No. 139

A man was ambushed in an apartment complex parking lot early Saturday morning.

William Sandoval, 25, was visiting friends in a complex in the 1200 block of Redford when he borrowed a cell phone and went outside to use it at about 5:30 Saturday morning, police say.

His friends eventually went out to check on him and saw him fighting with two to three people, police said. Gunshots were heard, and Sandoval died at the scene from a chest wound.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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