It happened in east Houston at the 7100 block of Woodridge Drive near Evergreen Drive.
Witnesses told police that the elderly man was walking on the sidewalk when a suspect driving a vehicle stopped next to the victim. Then two men got out of the black sedan and fired several shots at the victim, police said.
The victim tried running toward a house but collapsed in a front yard. He died at the scene.
Police said that the victim, who was later identified as a 58-year-old man, didn’t live at the house and the residents do not know him.
Police said that the suspects are described only as three Black males in a white or gold, four-door sedan.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.