Man shot dead during altercation in North Side Houston

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Authorities are probing an incident after a male was shot dead by an individual he was drinking with at the North Side Houston.

The incident occurred in the 2000 block of Sadler Street at about, according to the police.

The unidentified man was located with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Preliminary investigation showed the man involved in an altercation with another person, when he was shot at by the suspect, who then fled the scene, police say.

Authorities said they have no much information’s on the suspect, although they believe the victim and the suspect were having a drink before the shooting started.

Officials said a man was detained for questioning.

Detectives said they believe the altercation was about who is “considered to be the toughest.”

Police said the victim’s girlfriend must have been present during the shooting.