Man found with fatal gunshot wound on Eastex Freeway, HCSO says

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HOUSTON – Harris County deputies are investigating after a man’s body was found with a gunshot wound on the Eastex Freeway Wednesday morning.

Investigators said around 1 a.m., the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a driver saying they spotted something that looked like a body on the side of the road while traveling northbound on 59 Eastex Freeway near Hamill.

When deputies arrived to the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man was transported to LBJ Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity has not been released yet.

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