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Man dies after being shot and crashing under I-69

On Monday, January 18, 2021, at approximately 1:17 am, Harris County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting at the intersection of Aldine Bender and Eastex Freeway northeast Harris County. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, an unidentified 50-year old Hispanic male, unresponsive in the driver’s seat of his vehicle. EMS personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the male deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Deputies spoke with witnesses who stated they heard several gunshots before seeing a red Mustang speed away from the shooting scene traveling westbound on Aldine Bender. Witnesses stated they also observed the victim’s vehicle traveling in the same direction on Aldine Bender before veering off and striking a concrete median and crashing into a concrete support beam in the eastbound lanes of traffic.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide investigators responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. At this time no motive or suspect information has been established for the shooting and the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators urge anyone with information about this shooting to call Crime Stoppers 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-221-6000.