1 man shot in head, killed and another injured while driving in east Houston
HOUSTON – One man was shot and killed and another injured Friday while driving along a feeder road next to East Freeway in east Houston.
Police said the men left Chula's Sports Bar in the 11000 block of East Freeway around 2 a.m. and were driving along Federal Road when another car drove up beside them and someone started shooting. Several rounds went through the passenger’s side and trunk of the vehicle, police said.
The passenger, a 28-year-old man whose identity has not been released, was shot in the head.
The driver, 27-year-old Eric Fulcher, who was shot in the shoulder, drove to a gas station for help.
The passenger was taken to a hospital, where he died, police said.
The Fulcher was also taken to a hospital. He was listed in stable condition. He is expected to survive.
Police are investigating what led to the shooting.
No suspects have been named and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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