Shot near his truck

Unidentified Male, 59, Bayou Body Count No. 223

A man was shot in the head and chest and found dead next to his truck south of downtown Wednesday evening.

Police say the victim, whose name has not been released, was discovered at 8:10 p.m. after residents in the 1600 block of Rosewood heard a gunshot.

The body was discovered slumped next to a truck, and the man -- who used to live on that block -- was taken to the hospital, where he died.

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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