Police find 14-year-old shot dead in Independence Heights roadway

Police find 14-year-old shot dead in Independence Heights roadway

Credit: KHOU

The body was found on Walthall at Arlington around 1 a.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 10 at 10:53 AM

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HOUSTON -- Police on Houston’s north side discovered a teen’s body lying the roadway early Thursday morning.

The body was found on Walthall at Arlington around 1 a.m.

According to Houston Police Department homicide investigators, an officer was in the Independence Heights neighborhood checking on a disturbance when he found the 14-year-old victim’s body a block away.

The teen appeared to have been shot several times.

A motive for the crime is unknown, and there were no suspects identified.

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