Calogero Duenes, 24, was walking outside of the restaurant in Humble when he reportedly got into an argument with another man, who was driving a Ford. Officers who were stationed nearby said they then heard gunshots.
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Police responded and found Duenes on the ground with multiple bullet wounds. The shooter had fled the scene before they arrived. Duenes was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.
Amber Uresti, Duenes’ wife, told KPRC that her husband was shot while he was bringing in their 6-year-old daughter’s birthday cake.
“That’s all he had on him was a cake,” she told KPRC.
According to Uresti, who said she and Duenes had been together since they were teenagers, he leaves behind a 3-year-old daughter in addition to the 6-year-old.