Houston - Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was discovered shot to death in his own front yard.
It happened at around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 8100 block of Howard Drive and Arizona Street.
A person walking down Howard told police he heard two gunshots go off and went to investigate. That is when he found a man shot and lying on the ground in front of a home.
He tried performing CPR, but officers arrived and pronounced the man dead on the scene.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Joe Rodriguez. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
Witnesses describe the suspect only as a Hispanic male who fled the scene.
Investigators are collecting evidence and trying to figure out a motive.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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