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20-year-old man killed in drive-by shooting in SW Houston

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot to death in southwest Houston on Wednesday.

The shooting was reported at 6:35 p.m. in the 8400 block of Sands Point Drive.

Houston police said the victim was walking on a sidewalk when the driver of a pickup truck drove behind him and shot the victim several times. Police said the shooter left in a red Chevrolet or Dodge pickup truck.

Police said the victim was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The identity of the victim was not released.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Houston Police Department homicide division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.