UPDATE: Unidentified Male in His 30s, Bayou Body Count No. 128

A man was shot while walking on Martin Luther King Boulevard last night, and police have little to go on in solving the crime.

The identity of the male, who is in his 30s, is being withheld pending notification of family members. Police say he was walking, possibly with a woman, in the 7500 block of MLK about 9:20 p.m. last night when he was shot several times. He was taken to Ben Taub General 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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