Houston shooting: Man killed on Royal Palms, police investigating

An investigation is underway after a man was killed in southeast Houston on Tuesday evening, authorities said. 

Houston police said the shooting occurred on the 5600 block of Royal Palms around 6:30 p.m. 

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When officers arrived, they spoke with residents in the area who reported they heard an argument and gunfire. 

Officers later found a 40-year-old man lying in the parking lot. He had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

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Police say the suspect is described only as a Black male, 40 to 45 years of age.  He reportedly fled the scene in a silver, four-door sedan of unknown make or model, driven by a Black female with short hair and glasses.

Authorities say they are looking for witnesses and surveillance video from around the area. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at (713)308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at (713)222-TIPS.