Eastex Freeway reopens after deadly shooting investigation causes hours-long closure

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

Traffic is forced off the Eastex Freeway in northeast Harris County, Texas, after a deadly shooting in the area July 21, 2019.

HOUSTON - A deadly shooting is under investigation Sunday in northeast Harris County.

The shooting was reported about 5 a.m. on Interstate 69 Eastex Freeway near Aldine Bender Road.

According to Harris County deputies, a man was found shot to death in a vehicle.

A section of the freeway was closed on the southbound side while investigators were at the scene. 

The freeway reopened about 7:15 a.m.

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