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HOUSTON - Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on the southeast side of town, the Houston Police Department said Tuesday.

HPD said the shooting occurred in the 7900 block of Bellfort around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Witnesses told police the victim was seen having a conversation with another man in a silver sedan just prior to the shooting. As he walked away, the driver got out and shot the victim from behind at close range. The driver got back in his car and sped away.

The victim, 24, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not released.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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