A homeless man was shot several times early Sunday as he slept under the Guadalupe St bridge over the railroad tracks just west of downtown, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
The man was found bleeding from gunshot wounds by police who were answering a call for shots fired.. The victim, in his fifties, was rushed to the hospital in extremely grave condition.
Two young men were seen speeding away from the crime scene in a blue car, possibly a Volkswagon.
No word on a motive for the shooting.