According to Crime Stoppers, Bell told arriving Houston Fire Department personnel "I've been shot" before losing consciousness. He was cut from his car with the jaws of life and transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:16am. Hospital personnel discovered a gunshot wound near Mr. Bell's left armpit area.
Anyone with any information on this case or who might have witnessed it is urged to call Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 (TIPS) hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the identification, arrest and/or charging of any felony suspect. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.