Police say witnesses found a man lying on the side of the road in the 6600 block of Ashcroft about 2:15am on Sunday and called 9-1-1. Patrol officers responded to the scene and spoke to the victim, who managed to tell officers he had been shot several times.
The victim, Victor Molinares, 30, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he died from his injuries.
There are no known suspects at this time.
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.