Murder investigation launched after shooting victim dies

A man is clinging to life after a shooting in Harker Heights.

HARKER HEIGHTS - Harker Heights Police were investigating the shooting of a man Tuesday night as a murder after he died Wednesday.

Police said Jose Antonio Hernandez, 28, was found lying next to his car around 8:30 p.m. in the 400 block of North Amy Lane.

He had been in an argument outside the Dollar General in the 400 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd, according to police.  They believe the shooter followed Hernandez, then shot him.

He died at Baylor, Scott and White Hospital.

Police did not release any details about a possible suspect, only saying the case remained under investigation.

Anyone with information about the murder should call Harker Heights Police at 254-953-5400. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip at the Crime Stoppers website.

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