HPD: Love triangle leads to shooting in north Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

kvue.com

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 8:27 AM

HOUSTON –- A man is in custody and another is in the hospital following a fight over a woman, police said early Monday.

It happened at a motel near Tidwell Road and Airline Drive.

A woman told police she was staying in the motel with her current boyfriend, but her ex-boyfriend wouldn’t stop calling.

Around 2 a.m. the ex allegedly showed up at the front door. The woman opened the door to tell the man to leave, but he kept her from shutting the door. Police said the woman’s current boyfriend intervened by pulling out a gun and shooting the ex in his side.

Police said the ex was rushed to the hospital and was expected to make a full recovery.

No charges were immediately filed in the case as the investigation into the shooting was on-going, according to the Houston Police Department.

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