HPD: Man fatally shot in parking lot of lounge in north Houston

HOUSTON — A small business owner was fatally shot in a parking lot in north Houston Friday night.

According to the Houston Police Department, the victim was at a lounge around 10 p.m. in the 6400 block of North Wayside when he was shot.

HPD said prior to the shooting, the victim was talking with family members outside when someone opened fire. The victim's family said they saw a man walking away from the area after the shooting occurred.

The motive for the shooting is unknown and is under investigation, police said.