1 dead in apparent road rage shooting along Eastex Freeway

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is dead after he was found shot on the Eastex Freeway Sunday afternoon.

It happened along the northbound lanes between Greens Rd. and Rankin around 2 p.m.

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A car and a motorcycle were involved in some type of incident where one person was shot to death, authorities said.



The victim appeared to have a gunshot wound to the head in what's believed to be a road rage incident, authorities said.



A motorcycle and two vehicles were involved in some type of incident, but it wasn't clear exactly what happened. Two other people were being questioned on scene by detectives, but it wasn't known if they were involved in the death.

According to homicide detectives, there were several bullet holes in the driver's car.

Northbound traffic along the freeway had to be diverted during the investigation, which impacted some lanes of Beltway 8 for the afternoon.

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