26-year-old man found shot to death near Katy

ByBrett Birkinbine KTRK logo
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Deputies use metal detector trying to find clues in deadly shooting
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The investigation started when deputies found the body of a 26-year-old man Friday night while responding to a shots fired call.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A shots fired call turned into a homicide investigation Friday night in west Harris County when deputies discovered the body of a man they believe was shot to death.

It happened around 9 p.m. in the 6200 block of Settlers Lake Circle West in the Lakeville neighborhood.

The 26-year-old man's body was found in the yard of a home. Deputies used a metal detector to try and find clues about what happened to the man.

Deputies spoke with neighbors who reported hearing several gunshots before seeing the victim lying in his front yard. Witnesses also reported seeing a four-door, red sedan fleeing from the scene immediately after the shooting.

If you have any information about the man's death, call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).