A party in the Heights turned deadly early Sunday morning, but police say this fatal shooting has a bizarre twist. Houston police were called to an incident where Man shot dead while testing a bullet-proof vest at 300 W. 23rd and Rutland Street around 1:30 a.m.
The Police in Houston, Texbas, say a man who put on a bulletproof vest at a party has been killed after another man attending the party fired a shot at him.
Police are searching for the man who fired the fatal shot early Sunday.
Investigators say forensics tests will determine if the gunshot went through the vest or struck an uncovered area.
Houston Homicide Sgt. Mark Hollbrook said while it’s unusual for people to put on body armor and play with guns at a party, “these things happen sometimes.”
“One of the residents at the party puts on a bulletproof vest , and another male who has a gun winds up shooting him.”
“We are just trying to identify the shooter and talk about what happened and if he was really dared to do it and lets talk to the one witness who fled the scene.”
name of the victim hasn’t been immediately disclosed, while the police believe about six to eight people were attending the party.