Houston police are delving into a deadly shooting that left one man dead on Hage Street Thursday night. The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. at a residence located at 3721 Hage Street, the Houston police divulged early Friday morning.
The victim, a 45-year-old man whose name has yet to be released, was found unresponsive by officials responding to a robbery call. According to a statement obtained by the City of Houston News, he had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is currently in the process of verifying the victim's identity.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives C. Vaughn and R. Waterwall is spearheading the investigation. Witnesses reported spotting a bright blue Chevy Silverado pickup truck speeding away from the scene shortly after the gunfire was heard, sparking a citywide search for the vehicle and its occupants. Authorities are treating the case as a homicide and are seeking the public's aid in piecing together the events that led to the man's untimely demise.
Law enforcement officials urge anyone with information about the crime to come forward and contact the HPD Homicide Division directly at 713-308-3600. Additionally, confidential tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS, ensuring anonymity for those who wish to aid in the investigation without revealing their identity.