A man died after he was shot by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend in north Harris County on Thursday night, the sheriff’s office says.
Officials say HCSO Homicide Unit investigators are in the process of filing murder charges against the ex-boyfriend for the death of Carlos Mena.
The shooting occurred in the 13100 block of Stonefield around 9:30 p.m.
Deputies say Mena was in the parking lot with his girlfriend when they were approached by her ex-boyfriend. According to the sheriff’s office, the girlfriend told investigators that her ex-boyfriend shot Mena with a shotgun before fleeing the scene.
Mena was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.