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Man Killed in Houston

A man attempting to flee gunmen trying to kick down a door was shot and killed yesterday in a southeast Houston apartment. 

According to Houston police, the man, whose name was not released, was visiting a friend when several unknown men came to the apartment at 2:10 am Thursday and attempted to force their way in. When attempts failed, the assailants started shooting through it. The man was attempting to flee through a second story window when he was struck by gunfire and died on the scene. A motive is not yet known.