Officers find fatal shooting victim in neighborhood near University of Houston campus

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Officers secured the scene of a deadly shooting in Houston's Third Ward on Wednesday.

South Central officers with Houston police located a male with a fatal gunshot wound in the 3400 block of Sampson Street, the department tweeted.




The scene was also located just off Elgin Street, several blocks from the athletics facilities on the University of Houston campus.
Other details, including whether police have arrested or looking for anyone, were not immediately disclosed.


The incident was one of three under HPD investigation at nearly the same time during the afternoon.

Officers were called to another incident in southwest Houston at nearly the same time, where a woman was found shot multiple times.

Just an hour prior, an HPD officer opened fire on a suspect in northeast Houston, killing him.
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