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Harker Heights police say man found dead from gunshot wound in his car

Posted at 2:42 PM, Sep 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-21 19:09:06-04

A 24-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound after a Harker Heights citizen reported seeing an unresponsive man sitting in his car.

On Wednesday the victim was identified as Vicente Jose Huddleston of Harker Heights.

Police said around 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday the citizen made a report of the man appearing to be asleep on the 400 block of East Central Texas Expressway.

Emergency responders were dispatched and found the man dead from a gunshot wound, said Harker Heights police.

The man was pronounced deceased at 10:35 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson, said police.

An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.