Couple seen beating on hood of man’s truck before he was shot, deputies say

HOUSTON – A man has died after he was shot Friday in what may have been a road rage incident, deputies said.

The shooting was reported about 4 p.m. on North Houston Rosslyn Road near State Highway 249.

According to Harris County deputies, witnesses reported that the victim had stopped his pickup at a red light when a man and woman jumped out of a car began beating on the hood of his vehicle, claiming that he had hit their vehicle.

Deputies said that when the light turned green, the victim tried to drive away. Deputies said the man in the couple opened fire, wounding the pickup driver. The pickup then crashed into other vehicles, deputies said.

No other injuries were reported.

Deputies are searching for the couple.

Clarification:This story has been updated to clarify that only one member of the couple fired shots.

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