A truck driver was shot and killed on the Gulf Freeway in Houston early this morning.
Truck Driver Shot In Neck In Houston
According to reports, the trucker was shot in the neck early this morning. The driver pulled his truck over near the Almeda Mall and got out of his truck before he died. His body was found in the U-Turn lane by a passerby. He was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.
Homicide Investigation Underway
The incident is still under investigation. Police have few leads and are unsure of the motivation for the shooting.
The identity of the truck driver has not been released.
The Gulf Freeway was shut down for over half an hour for the homicide investigation but it has now reopened.
— KPRC 2 Houston (@KPRC2) April 29, 2016