Houston Man Violently Stabbed to Death on the MetroRail
The MetroRail in Houston carries around 55,000 passengers daily. Plenty of people use the MetroRail to bypass traffic and quickly travel downtown in Houston which is typically clean and safe transportation.
However, things went terribly wrong on a MetroRail line in downtown Houston. Police were alerted about a possible stabbing on the MetroRail. When they arrived, they located a 60-year-old suspect sitting on a bench outside the MetroRail.
Police continued investigating and found another man inside the MetroRail. The victim on unresponsive and appeared to have been stabbed.
HOW THINGS ESCALATED
According to investigators, a fight had broken out between the two men who were traveling on the MetroRail. At some point during the fight, one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the other.
Police had the victim transported to a hospital, however, he was soon pronounced dead.
HOUSTON IS ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS CITIES IN TEXAS
Houston sits at #4 on the Top 10 list of most dangerous places to live in Texas. Concern about violent crime is 11 percentage points higher in Texas than in the rest of the US and many Texans fear a violent crime will directly happen to them. Maybe for good reason, according to the survey, violent crime in Texas has actually gone up 7%.
KILLED BY TEXAS'S #1 SELF-DEFENSE ITEM
The man who was fatally stabbed on the MetroRail was killed using a knife. According to Safewise, a pocket knife or self-defense knife is the most common form of personal protection used in Texas.