HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a man was found fatally shot inside a vehicle in southeast Houston Friday, officers with the Houston Police Department said.
Officers received a call about a firearm discharge in the 4400 block of Bell Street around 2:16 a.m.
Police said when they arrived at the scene, they found a man in his early to mid-20′s on the driver’s side of the vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and it appeared he crashed into a tree, HPD said.
According to investigators, officers utilized K-9′s and a helicopter unit to locate two suspects who were hiding under vehicles in a carport.
Police said the suspects, ages 15, and 17, were in the street and fired nearly 10-15 shots at the victim’s vehicle.
Jorge Vasquez, 17, has since been charged with capital murder.
The 15-year-old suspect has been referred to Harris County Juvenile Probation authorities on a capital murder charge.
Officers are still searching for the firearms used.