Driver shot at after head-on collision

February 21, 2011 8:35:03 AM PST
Homicide detectives are asking for your help finding the person who shot a man after a head-on collision in northeast Houston.

Police say officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run traffic accident on Homestead Road around 3:25am Sunday. Upon arrival, they discovered the incident involved a shooting. Further investigation revealed the male victim was driving a gray Toyota Solara southbound in the northbound lanes of Homestead and was involved in an accident with another vehicle.

After the accident, police say, an unknown male suspect began shooting into the victim's vehicle, striking the victim. HFD paramedics arrrived and pronounced the male dead at the scene.

The other driver suffered only minor injuries.

Police say there is no information regarding the suspect nor how he left the scene, but they believe several motorists witnessed this incident. Investigators are requesting any witnesses to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.