Police on Tuesday were searching for suspects in connection with a shooting that left one man dead, officials said.

Officers on Monday received two separate calls about shots fired near 51st Street and Avenue O 1/2, including one in which the caller reported a man lying on the ground in the 5100 block of Avenue O 1/2, officials said.

Police arrived and found a man who wasn’t breathing, officials said. The man was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound and later pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m., officials said.

Investigators on Tuesday didn’t identify the man.

Investigators haven’t yet identified any suspects in connection to the shooting, officials said.

— Matt deGrood

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230;


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Doug Sivyer

Yup, welcome to America,.. The land of the free where every Tom Dick & Harry now carry a gun legal or otherwise. Just like the Wild West!

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