|Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 7300 Schuller Street about 1:30 a.m. last Friday (March 13).
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers S. Ragsdale and A. Graf reported:
The victim got into a verbal altercation with friends which led to him being kicked out of the house. The incident escalated further and the victim was shot. He was then put in the bed of a pickup truck and taken to a different location.
A male victim matching the description of the male placed in the pickup truck was found later in the evening in a drainage ditch at the above address. At this time, it has not been determined if the victim in the ditch is the same male involved in the above incident.
The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.