HPD: Man shot, killed in Northshore; car found in ditch

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department Homicide Division is investigating a fatal shooting in northeast Houston Sunday morning.

Police responded to a call from a considered citizen around 2:15 a.m. near the intersection of Maxey Road and Fleming Drive.

A witness was walking to a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 12300 block of Maxey Road and heard a gunshot, police said. The witness saw taillights from a vehicle that crossed Federal Road and drove into a ditch.

According to police. the witness then saw three men running towards Fleming Food Mart in the 12300 block of Fleming Drive.

Upon arrival, paramedics found a man, 31, with a gunshot wound, in the driver's seat of the vehicle.  He was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are hoping some surveillance cameras in the area can provide clues about the shooting.

If anyone has information, please contact HPD Homicide Division at 713 308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713 222-8477.