HOUSTON -

Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man who was found outside a northwest Houston shopping mall.

Officials said the man was found around 5:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of Bingle Road.

Police said an employee of the strip shopping center found the victim in an alleyway of the shopping center. 

Investigators said the victim had sustained apparent stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

At this time, police do not have a suspect in custody or a known motive.   

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS