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HPD Seeks Answers After Man Fatally Shot On East Freeway

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that took place on the East Freeway (Interstate Highway 10 East) service road over the weekend.

Authorities state that the incident happened just after1:30 a.m. on Sunday. The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division officials provided additional details of the shooting: “Witnesses heard multiple gunshots in the parking lot of the Motel 6 at the above address and saw two males dressed in dark clothing walking from the area and the victim lying on a sidewalk. Paramedics were called and pronounced the man dead at the scene.”

Anyone with information in this case is being asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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