Police investigating drive-by shooting in NW Houston

A drive-by shooting in northwest Houston left one person dead.

March 26, 2012 11:50:53 AM PDT
A man is dead after a drive-by shooting in northwest Houston Sunday night.

Investigators say the victim was walking in the 1400 block of Tarberry near Parkway when he was shot. A pickup truck pulled up next to him and someone in the truck fired shots. The 24-year-old victim was struck in the head and died at the scene. The victim lived nearby.

At least two suspects are believed to have been in the vehicle. Police say there was no altercation before the shooting.

"(He) pulled up next to him and shot him and then they were seen fleeing eastbound on Tarberry," said Mohammad Kahn with the Houston Police Department homicide division.

The pickup truck is described as newer model, black Ford F-150. If you have any information, call police or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.