HPD: Man killed after being asked to leave a popular restaurant in SE Houston

Police said the man was a customer of Bombshells Restaurant & Bar before he was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

HOUSTON—A man was shot and killed in a shopping mall in southeast Houston after he was asked to leave a popular restaurant, according to police.

The shooting occurred around 12:30 pm Sunday near the Fuqua Mall, which is located off the Gulf Freeway and Fuqua Street.

Police said the 26-year-old man was inside the bombshells when he was asked to leave. He was later found with a gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead at the scene. Police also said the the man’s truck has disappeared.

“His friends told us he came alone and was left alone and that we can’t find his truck,” said HPD lieutenant Ignacio Izaguirre.

Izaguirre said they interviewed his friends in relation to the shooting. They are also reviewing surveillance footage to help with their investigation. His friends told police they had been drinking before being asked by security to leave the restaurant.

Police said they are looking for a 2016 Chevy Silverado with Texas license plates KKN 0039.

If you have any information about the van or the shooting, please contact HPD’s Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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