HPD: Houston man shot in face crashes into fence in NE Houston

HOUSTON -- A Houston man was shot  in the face and killed while driving Sunday morning in northeast Houston.

Around 4 a.m., Houston police responded to call about a car that had crashed into a fence on Carl St. near Fletcher St.

According to police, residents heard a gunshot and then a loud crash. Witnesses told police when they went outside they saw a vehicle crashed into a fence and what appeared to be a deceased man inside.

Police said the victim did not have any identification on him and appeared to be as young as 16-years-old.

Investigators said the car that crashed was reportedly stolen.

Police are following up on leads of a black car allegedly seen fleeing the scene after the shooting.