The victim arrived at his residence after work and, while walking to the front door, he was confronted and shot by an unknown suspect, police say. Nothing appeared to have been taken from the home.
The victim's wife and children were at home at the time of the shooting. They were not hurt.
Witnesses say they saw a young Hispanic man fleeing the scene. A police helicopter and K-9 units were used to search for the suspect, but he got away.Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.