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ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- Escambia County deputies are searching for suspects after a murder last night.
31 year-old Houston Parker was found shot to death in the middle of Lengo Street near Hayworth Avenue around 10:20 pm.
Parker's body was found right here.
This is not the first time someone has been found shot to death near this intersection.
Jackie James, Neighbor: "We got up and looked around to see because it was so close."
Jackie James was asleep in her home nearby when Houston Parker was murdered.
"I heard three shots that awakened me and then several other gunshots."
Deputies spent hours looking for clues and going door to door in the neighborhood, trying to figure out what happened.
"It seems to be happening kinda often. We hear the shooting from time to time."
Another man was killed in March of last year just a few feet from where Parker was found.
There's no word of any connection between the shootings.
Parker worked as a cook at a Shrimp Basket Restaurant on Nine Mile Road.
Lawanda Harris, Worked with victim: "He was really funny. He was always making people laugh.
His co-workers say he'll be missed.
Brittany Poppell, Worked with victim: "Him not being here, it's gonna be hard. I have no idea why anyone would ever want to hurt him because he was such a sweet person, but I didn't know how he was outside of work."
Jackie James, Neighbor: "I'm afraid that one of these times with the activities and things that go on in my area, I could be accidentally shot or accidentally hurt or accidentally killed."
There are no reports of any arrests.
Deputies have not released a description of any suspects or a motive.
If you have any information that can help investigators, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 433-STOP.