Man shot, killed in homeless encampment under Hwy 59

HOUSTON - A man was shot and killed in the homeless encampment located under the Southwest Freeway early Sunday morning.

According to the Houston Police Department, they responded to a shooting call shortly after midnight at the encampment located under Highway 59 near Caroline at Barbee Street. 

Police say a suspect shot the man an unknown number of times before leaving the scene. The victim died at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

 

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