- Lester Fuentes-Buezo, 20, was shot dead in Houston, Texas, Thursday.
- Police say he got involved in an altercation after urinating in a public street.
- “Fuentes and the suspect then got into an argument, during which both men pulled out guns,” said police.
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A man has been shot dead in Houston, Texas, after being confronted by residents about urinating in the middle of the street in an argument that got out of hand, police say.
Police said in a statement that officers responded to reports of gunshots on Bunny Run Drive, in the north of the city, at about 10.25 pm Thursday and found Lester Fuentes-Buezo, 20, with fatal gunshot wounds.
Paramedics declared Fuentez-Benzo dead at the scene. He had been shot several times.
Police say that Fuentez-Benzo had been seen publically urinating on the street, and a suspect, whose identity is unknown, got upset with him.
“Fuentes and the suspect then got into an argument, during which both men pulled out guns. The suspect shot Fuentes-Buezo and then fled the scene,” said police.
The suspect has not been identified by police.
Fox 5 reported that Fuentez-Benzos had first arrived at the area to buy drugs and at some point had started urinating in the middle of the roadway, sparking a confrontation with several residents.
According to the report, there were initially two suspects in the shooting, and a further witness involved in the incident was cooperating with officers.