SPRING -

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office have just released the name of a man who was found shot to death in the middle of the street.

Deputy Constables with Harris County Precinct 4 were called to Cypresswood Dr. near Lexington Rd. around 5:00 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a man lying in the road. When investigators arrived, they found 40-year-old Tarik Horton dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Harris County Precinct 4 has now turned the investigation over to county's homicide division.

Deputies say after further investigation, they found that Horton was shot and killed prior to being dumped in the middle of the road.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is still investigating this deadly shooting. Investigators have not released any other details regarding the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).