HPD investigates fatal shooting of man in Alief area

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HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating the homicide of a man in Alief Sunday morning.

Authorities said the fatal shooting happened around 4 a.m. in the roadway of Riptide and Beechnut. When police arrived to the scene, they found the victim laying in the street.

During the process of cleaning the scene, police said a responding ambulance was struck by a car. Both the ambulance and car had to be towed on flatbeds.

HPD said a nearby air conditioning repair business has surveillance cameras, but they are unsure if they captured what happened.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Houston Police Department at (713) 308-3600.