HOUSTON – The ex-boyfriend of a woman was shot to death by her new boyfriend after an altercation in the southeast of the city this Wednesday night, according to the Houston Police.
The incident occurred in the 5500 block of Groveton Street shortly before 11 p.m.
According to Lt. Lt. R. Wilkens, the woman and her new boyfriend were inside a residence when her ex-boyfriend apparently forced his way in.
The lieutenant said that the ex-boyfriend was intoxicated and that the two men began to fight after an argument.
During the fight, the woman’s new boyfriend pulled out a gun and shot his rival in the abdomen and finished him off in the head. The ex-boyfriend died at the scene, according to police.
The new boyfriend allegedly told his girlfriend he didn’t mean to shoot her and ran out of the residence before officers arrived on the scene.
Police reported that they know the identity of the man and have asked him to surrender.
The case remains under investigation.
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