Police searching for the person who gunned down a man while he was pulled over on the road

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HOUSTON – Police said they’re searching for the man who gunned down another man who had pulled over onto the side of the road.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. on July 19, 2021 in the 9400 block of North Interstate Highway 45, authorities said.

Franklin Telemaque was on the road when he ran over some debris, which forced him to pull over.

Franklin Telemaque was shot to death while he was pulled over after hitting some debris, police said. (HPD)

While he was on the shoulder, witnesses told police they saw two men emerge from an embankment that was nearby and open fire on Telemaque.

Police said the gunmen fled the scene. Telemaque died as a result of his gunshot wounds.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the suspects’ identification, charging and/or arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at Crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers app.

Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.


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