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Body found in middle of street on Houston's south side after neighbors hear gunshots

Friday, April 19, 2013
A body was found in the middle of a street on Houstons south side after neighbors reported hearing gunshots.

A body was found in the middle of a street on Houston's south side after neighbors reported hearing gunshots.

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A couple returning to their home on Houston's south side last night heard gunshots and called police.

Officers discovered the body of a man in the middle of Redbud near Danube Street. Police identified the dead man as Jessie Coleman, 30. He suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators spoke to witnesses at the scene. One of them saw a green car fleeing from the location.

Police don't have a motive or suspect at this time.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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