HOUSTON (KIAH) — On Saturday, Houston police were called to a scene where witnesses said an elderly man was gunned down while walking down the street.

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.