Man shot, killed in homeless encampment under Highway 59, police say

HOUSTON – A man was fatally shot in a homeless encampment under Highway 59 Sunday morning.

The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. in the encampment underneath Highway 59 at Caroline and Barbee.

According to the Houston Police Department, an unknown suspect and a man got into an argument. The suspect pulled out a gun, shot the man and then fled the scene.

The victim died at the scene.

Police said there were witnesses in the area, but they are afraid to give any information about the shooting.

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