Gunshot victim dies after walking into South Side fire station, police say

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor, Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - A man was pronounced dead after walking into a South Side fire station with a gunshot wound Monday, according to police.

Authorities said the man walked into Fire Station 46 at 3902 Corder St. around 1:50 p.m.

Family members said 39-year-old Jeffrey Robertson lived in Sugar Land but was in the South Side neighborhood with a friend looking to land another job.

Officials said the shooting happened at 7200 Cullen Blvd. about 2:10 p.m. They said someone approached a vehicle around 1:30 p.m. and fired shots into the passenger seat, where Robertson was sitting. Officials said he was struck several times.

A crowd of family and friends quickly arrived at the scene overcome with emotion.

"He was working, man. He just got started working. This is crazy. I don't know what's going on," said Reginald Taylor, Robertson's cousin. "He didn't have no enemies. He got out. He was a working man. Lord have mercy."

Authorities said they were questioning the driver of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308- or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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