Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside a Motel 6 in Channelview, located in east Harris County.
Deputies are currently canvassing nearby motels for potential leads. The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. Thursday when deputies responded to shots fired in the area.
The victim, a man in his 30s, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing a Black man wearing a white hoodie and dark pants fleeing the area.
While investigators believe the shooter and victim may have known each other, they are also exploring the possibility that the suspect may be living in one of the motels near the scene.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers or the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit.