Shooting victim found dead in Channelview street

July 30, 2011 11:25:03 AM PDT
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Channelview. According to officials, the 21-year-old victim was found dead around 7:35am Saturday in the 1100 block of Chestnut Bough, near Hamblen Elementary School.

Deputies said it appeared the man had been shot, but an official cause of death will be determined by medical examiners.

The victim's identity was not immediately available.

HCSO officials said investigators were interviewing witnesses and family members to find out what happened leading up to the man's death.

No other details were released and no suspects or motive have been identified.

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