610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

News

Man Shot To Death After Choking Roommate’s Dog

By: CICELY MITCHELL
View Comments
File photo of police lights. (credit: Wesley Hitt/ Getty Images)

File photo of police lights. (credit: Wesley Hitt/ Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-Wtt6-10s Go Tailgating

136535896 Man Shot To Death After Choking Roommates Dog WATCH: Texans Cheerleaders Take Ice Bucket Challenge

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8If You Get A Call From These Area Codes DON’T ANSWER

77820352_8Signs Your Relationship Is Solid

77820352_8PHOTOS: Maxim's List Of The 50 Hottest Celebs

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to police, a scuffle between roommates ended in a fatal shooting.

Reports indicate that officers were called to an apartment home at the Cherry Creek Apartments on Hollister at Tidwell just after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Upon arrival, police found a man believed to be in his early 20s, with a gunshot wound in his chest. The victim was rushed to an area hospital where he later died.

After a preliminarily investigation, officers found that the alleged shooter was the apartment’s renter.

Houston police stated that a fight broke out between the victim and the apartment’s renter and the victim then allegedly tried to choke the renter’s dog. Fearing for his safety and well being, the renter told police that he retrieved his gun and shot the man.

Authorities continue to investigate the case with it being examined as one of possible self-defense. The shooter was questioned and released by officials.

The case is expected to be turned over to the district attorney where the D.A. will determine if charges are filed.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 24,921 other followers