In the latest incident, the unidentified man fled the first shooting scene and wound up being fatally shot in the parking lot of the Alvin Missionary Baptist Chuch in the 2000 block of West Lang Street.
The 34-year-old journeyman righthander who resurrected his career with the Astros and secured the final out of the franchise's first World Series championship last season, Morton attained another career first on Friday when he was named as a replacement for Aroldis Chapman on A.J. Hinch's American League squad.
Usually a visit to the mound by the pitching coach or manager isn't always a pleasant experience for the pitcher on the receiving end. In his Major League debut Wednesday night, Cionel Perez didn't seem to mind at all.