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Possible homicide under investigation in southeast Houston, police say

HOUSTON – A southeast neighborhood is on edge after a dead body was found laying in the street early Saturday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

Officers responded around 3 a.m. to calls from a neighbor woman who had heard gunshots fired on Mowery Road.

"I couldn't go back to sleep until after 5 a.m just thinking about it," one resident said. 

Investigators said the woman found a Hispanic man in his mid 20s who had been shot several times.

A witness said she heard five shots fired the morning. 

Investigators said the body was found outside an abandoned along with a mysterious truck parked outside. 

"Just trying to figure out how he happened to be here," an investigator said. "Don't know anything about that yet."

The victim's name has not been released and an investigation is underway.