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Sheriff: Man killed after being abducted from girlfriend's home

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said deputies have found a vehicle with a man's body inside. They believe this is the man that was shot and abducted during the home invasion.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a man was allegedly abducted from his girlfriend’s apartment and killed Saturday morning in north Harris County.

Deputies arrived at an apartment in the 15000 block of Copper Grove around 9 a.m. Saturday where a woman reported someone broke into her home.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the woman who claimed three unidentified men broke into her apartment, shot her boyfriend and then forced him into his vehicle. 

Investigators later found the vehicle at an apartment complex in the 7100 block of Smiling Woods Lane. When deputies looked inside the vehicle they found a dead man matching the victim’s description. 

The immediate cause of death is unknown at this time and deputies said there were no other people injured. 

Deputies believe the victim was lured into coming to the apartment.

Anyone with information on this scene is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-8477.