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Jimmy Earl Wooten, 36, Bayou Body Count No. 125

A man standing outside his Fifth Ward home was shot to death Monday night, Houston police say.

Jimmy Earl Wooten, 36, was standing in the driveway of his home in the 3200 block of Lee about 11 p.m. last night when he was approached by two men, HPD says.

"Both suspects then made unknown demands and, at some point, one of the suspects fired a shot and struck Wooten," police say. "As the shooter fled the area, he fired several more shots. At this time, it has not been determined if the gunfire was directed at Wooten or any possible witnesses in the area."

Wooten was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he died.

"The suspects, described only as two black males, fled the scene in a blue or black Chevrolet Tahoe," police say.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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