Missouri City police: Man shot, dies after crashing pickup into backyard

A man was shot inside his pickup truck while parked in the parking lot of Hunters Glen Elementary School and later crashed in the 600 block of Huntington Drive Sunday night, according to Missouri City police.

In a press release, the department said at about 9:08 p.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a traffic accident. Whey they arrived, they found that a pickup truck had crashed trough a brike-and-wood fence before coming to a stop in residential back yard.

The officers found the male driver unresponsive and discovered that he had apparently been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the ensuing investigation, police determined the man had been shot as he sat inside the truck across the street inside the parking lot of Hunters Glen Elementary School, 695 Independence Blvd.

The investigation is continuing.

This is a developing story.

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