At 2:30 p.m., officers came to the 6900 block of the Eastex Freeway with reports of a shooting.
Northeast officials are involved in a shootout at the 6900 Eastex Freeway. Adult man taken to hospital in critical condition. 202 pic.twitter.com/eFYikCfoSz
— Houston Police Department (@houstonpolice) May 18, 2022
Residents at the local hotel told police they heard an argument and then gunshots. When they went outside, residents found a man in the parking lot with at least two gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
According to witnesses, a man was seen running away from the scene. The suspect’s description is unknown.
According to the police, they are still working on obtaining surveillance videos and speaking to witnesses.
The victim’s age and identity were not immediately released.
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