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Homeless man shot to death under North Freeway bridge

The scene under the North Freeway bridge at Crosstimbers Road where a homeless man known as "Cowboy" was shot to death on Dec. 14, 2018. (KPRC2)

HOUSTON – A man was shot to death Friday in north Houston, police said.

Houston police said the man was shot under the I-45 bridge at Crosstimbers Road around 7:30 p.m.

Homeless people in the area identified the man who was killed as "Cowboy." They said he lived under the bridge.

It is not clear what led up to the shooting.