HPD: Trail of blood leads police to dead body inside southwest Houston apartment

HOUSTON — One man is in critical condition and another is dead after a shooting in southwest Houston Sunday.

According to the Houston Police Department, S. Gessner patrol officers responded to a shooting of a man at an apartment complex in the 8000 block of Gustine around 9:30 p.m.

The man, who has not been identified, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

After further investigation, officers found a trail of blood at the scene, which led police to a separate apartment building across the street.

Officers looked into the window of the apartment and noticed a large amount of blood on the floor, the police department said. After entering the apartment, officers located the deceased body of a second man.