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Brick-Wielding Ex-Boyfriend Shot To Death By Woman's New Boyfriend

| by Jonathan Constante

A Texas man was shot to death when he showed up at an ex-girlfriend’s home threatening to attack her and her new boyfriend with a brick, Click2Houston.com reports.

The shooting occurred late Tuesday night at about 11:55 p.m. in a gated community in northwest Harris County.

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According to investigators, the woman’s new boyfriend heard a noise coming from outside of the home. He went out and saw the woman’s ex-boyfriend with a brick in his hand.

The ex-boyfriend then attempted to attack the new boyfriend with the brick and that’s when he was shot once in the chest, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Authorities were called to the scene about a disturbance. When they arrived, they found the ex-boyfriend dead in the front yard, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s office.

The investigation is ongoing, but deputies said the shooting appeared to be in self-defense.

No charges have been filed as of yet. The case is expected to be referred to a Harris County grand jury to determine if any charges should be filed.

Sources: Click2Houston, Houston Chronicle

Photo Credit: Screenshot from Click2Houston