Ex-Boyfriend went to former girlfriend’s apartment, greeted by her new lover, shot him dead

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HOUSTON, TX  – Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 11675 West Bellfort Street about 12:25 a.m. on January 21st. The identity of the victim, 38, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Perez and C. Lafour reported: Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the apartment complex at the above address and found the victim lying in a breezeway.  He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Witnesses stated the victim went to the apartment complex to retrieve some property from an ex-girlfriend.  When he began banging on the ex-girlfriend’s door, a male inside the apartment opened the door and shot the victim multiple times. 

The known suspect then fled in a black Kia sedan. Anyone with additional information in this case or on the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. JKS/JFC 1-21-22