Shot several times and left for dead

Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 237

A man was shot several times Friday night on the northeast side and was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

The man, whose identity was not released, was shot about 9:50 p.m. Friday in the 5200 block of Market, near Wheatley High School.

HPD says it got a call of an assault in progress; when they arrived on the scene they found the victim's body lying in the street.

Anyone with information about 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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