Man fatally shot during home invasion in north Houston, police say

HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department is searching for as many as four suspects accused of robbing and fatally shooting a man at a residence in the Independence Heights area Wednesday night.

John Edwards, 35, was found fatally wounded inside the doorway of his residence in the 400 block of E. Delz Drive about 9:30 p.m. He had been shot several times, police said.

According to police, neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots and seeing two to four men running out of the victim's home. The suspects then drove off in the victim's white 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which has no tailgate and Texas license plate FTP7410. The vehicle fled in an unknown direction with a dark-colored black or red car following behind, according to investigators.

Edwards was pronounced dead when police arrived.

Anyone with information regarding the case is urged to call 713-222-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted online or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous.