Man shot dead near truck in Greater Heights area

Authorities said a man was found shot to death in the Greater Heights area overnight.

It happened in the 500 block of Oxford just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Houston police said Harris County Precinct 1 deputy constables were in the area when they heard gunshots and found a man dead next to a pickup truck.

Police believes the victim lives in the area and that the suspect fled the scene.

Detective are working to determine a motive in the incident.