Police: Man shot to death at homeless encampment in north Houston
HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a man, who is believed to be homeless, was shot and killed in north Houston.
The shooting occurred around 11:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 9800 block of Bauman Road.
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According to police, the man and a witness were in the area of a known homeless encampment.
The witness told police that a male dressed in black walked up, shot the victim multiple times and then left on foot.
The witness didn’t have a phone, so he went to a friend’s house to call for help, police say.
HFD pronounced the man dead at the scene.
Police canvased the area looking for a suspect but did not locate him.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.