Truck driver finds woman shot to death on side of road in east Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Investigators are searching for a gunman after a woman was found shot to death next to a road in east Houston overnight.

Houston police were responding to a nearby domestic violence call around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when they were flagged down by a truck driver who reported hearing gunshots and seeing a woman lying on the side of the road.

Officers found a 44-year-old woman who had been shot multiple times in the chest in the 13600 block of Nimitz Street near Evanston.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said they're reviewing surveillance video in the area to determine exactly what happened.

Police said the suspect(s) in the shooting fled the scene in a white Dodge Charger with a black spoiler on the trunk.

They released a photo of the suspect vehicle and said the same car, with reports of a suspect(s) discharging a weapon, had been seen in the area multiple times.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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