Man found fatally shot near TSU campus

July 19, 2011 8:22:42 AM PDT
A man was found gunned down on a street not far from Texas Southern University. The man was found shot to death around 11pm Sunday. His body was discovered on a sidewalk on Ennis and Rosedale. It's not clear if he was killed there or if his body was left on the sidewalk.

Police say a TSU police officer was driving home from work when he heard a woman screaming. The officer stopped to investigate and discovered the victim lying dead on the sidewalk. The officer then notified HPD's Homicide Division.

The victim, Silas Albert, 22, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no known motive nor suspects in the shooting at this time, according to police.

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

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