HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating after a uniformed security guard shot and killed an alleged gunman as the suspect fired aimlessly at a local nightclub, according to investigators.
Police responded to reports of a shooting in-progress at Club Live in the 5600 block of N. Shepherd Drive around 3 a.m. Investigators said the deceased suspect — believed to be a man in his 50s — had gotten into an altercation with another person while inside the club. The suspect allegedly left the club, went to his vehicle and grabbed a handgun.
According to investigators, the suspect fired multiple shots while trying to get back into Club Live. That's when the security guard returned fire and hit the suspect multiple times.
The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
No reports of anyone else being injured.
The security guard and witnesses are being interviewed. In the meantime, police said the case has been referred to a Harris County grand jury.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.