The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 4900 Eastland about 7:30 a.m. on Friday.
The victim, Channing Butler, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Residents in the area of the above address reported hearing gunshots at approximately 7:30,” HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer T. Tyler and Officer S. Sylvester reported. “A male, later identified as Mr. Butler, was then found deceased on the side of the road shortly after the gunshots were heard. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) nor motive in the shooting.”
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.