It happened at a car wash on Harwin near Gessner just before 11:30am. Police say the victim, a 28-year-old man, was vacuuming his car when two men pulled a gun and demanded money.
The victim ran away and was shot at least once in the back. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital where he later died. His identity has not been released.
The suspects ran from the scene. One suspect is described only as a Hispanic male wearing a light gray hoodie, blue jeans and sunglasses. The other is described only as a black male wearing a dark-colored hoodie. 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.