Crash and deadly shooting leads to I-45 closure northbound near W. Mount Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Part of I-45 North Freeway northbound adjacent W. Mount Houston is closed aft car clang turned into a deadly shooting overnight.

According to preliminary accusation from the Houston Police Department, officers responded to the clang astatine astir 12:40 a.m. connected the freeway.

As officers arrived connected the scene, they discovered a antheral with a gunshot coiled to the head. It's believed helium was wrong 1 of the cars progressive successful the crash.

Authorities judge the antheral whitethorn person gotten into an statement with 2 men who were not progressive successful the crash.

The concern escalated, and witnesses told constabulary officers that the 2 men changeable the unfortunate and ran away.

Investigators said they recovered a weapon and aggregate ammunition casings connected the ground.

HPD said they lone person a vague statement of shooters. According to Asst. Chief Ben Tien, 1 of the men is believed to beryllium African American and successful his 20s. He's 5'7 to 5'9, slim physique and was wearing a achromatic jacket.

If you person immoderate accusation astir the gunmen, interaction police.

If this your route, you'll besides privation to debar the country if you tin arsenic backups proceed to grow.

You tin usage the Hardy Toll Road arsenic an alternate route

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