Body found outside of Ortiz Middle School

The Houston Police Department are seeking help from the public after a body was found outside of a Houston middle school.

HPD homicide detectives tell FOX 26 News that the victim's body was discovered early Friday morning in the grass in front of Ortiz Middle School.

The victim is described as a 28-year-old Hispanic male. The mother of the victim, who did not want to be identified, tells FOX 26 that she and her son lived blocks away from the campus. 

A homicide detective tells FOX 26 that the man suffered a gunshot to the chest and was killed outside the campus.