SPRING, Texas – Harris County sheriff’s deputies said they are investigating the fatal shooting of a motorcyclist in Spring that happened after he left a restaurant Friday.
Deputies with Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman’s Office were flagged down near the Home Depot located at 20131 North Freeway around 12:30 a.m.
Investigators said it was believed there was a crash involving a motorcycle, but when EMS arrived, they evaluated the 31-year-old man and determined he was shot in the upper torso. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said.
According to HCSO, the man left an area restaurant and called his friends stating he was being followed by someone in a white Jeep Cherokee. Deputies said the man indicated he had been shot before his phone disconnected. The friends then located the man in the Home Depot parking lot, deputies said.
Investigators said it is unclear where the actual shooting took place. Deputies believe the man was shot in a road rage incident.
The investigation is ongoing as deputies work to find the suspect.
Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the HCSO Homicide Unit at (713) 274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).