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Houston crime: Security guard shot, killed outside Club Onyx, HPD

Investigators mentioned the incident began when the shooter was requested to depart after arguing about his girlfriend.

HOUSTON — Police are looking for a gunman after a security guard working at Club Onyx was shot and killed early Wednesday morning, in keeping with the Houston Police Department.

This occurred simply after 3 a.m. on the membership on Bering Drive near Richmond Avenue simply west of the Galleria space.

Houston police mentioned investigators are nonetheless gathering particulars however here’s what has been launched up to now. They mentioned the lethal incident began when a person bought into an argument about his girlfriend. It is unclear who he bought into an argument with however the safety guard requested him to depart the membership.

However, earlier than the person left, police mentioned he was brandishing a rifle earlier than moving into his automotive and driving away, police mentioned.

Police mentioned the gunman got here again and that’s when the safety guard stepped out onto the road and requested him to depart once more. The gunman then opened hearth on the safety guard from his automotive, hitting him within the torso earlier than taking off once more.

The safety guard was rushed to the hospital the place he was later pronounced useless, police mentioned.

Police shouldn’t have a lot data proper now on the gunman or an outline of his automotive, however they’re reviewing surveillance video.

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