Deadly Love Triangle: Woman’s New Boyfriend Shoots, Kills Ex

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HARRIS COUNTY, TX - Just hours after Houston officers launched an investigation into one apparent love triangle-gone-wrong, deputies were called to the scene of a similar crime in northwest Harris County.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office got a call about a disturbance around 12 a.m. Wednesday. When they got to the home in the Canyon Creek neighborhood, they found a man dead in the front yard.

Investigators say a woman and her boyfriend were staying in the home, when her boyfriend heard something outside.

"[When the boyfriend] went out to investigate what was making the noise, the ex-boyfriend came at him with a brick and the new boyfriend shot him," explained Sgt. Robert Spurgeon.

At this point, investigators say it looks like the shooting was self-defense.

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