HOUSTON TX Nov 15 2016
Two men are dead in a shooting that was the result of an argument that happened in the parking lot of a local mall and the shooting suspect is in custody police said.
In all started at a nightclub outside Northwest Mall near the 610 West and 290 interchange.
A number of witnesses who heard the gunfire talked with police about the 4 a.m. incident.
A commissioned security officer also witnessed the shooting and saw the suspected gunman drive away in a Chevrolet Silverado.
The security officer called police as he followed the vehicle to a nearby transit center off Old Katy Road and Highway 290.
Police arrested the driver and found a .45 caliber handgun inside the truck, along with several shell casings.
Police also found a pair of bullet casings matching a .45 caliber gun at the scene of the shootings.
Police say family members of the two victims were able to drive the men to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.
Police are canvassing the area for security camera footage which may help prosecutors build their case.
The names of the victims have not been released.