HOUSTON — Police investigators in Houston are trying to determine what prompted a shooting that left two men dead outside a bar.

Authorities say about a dozen shots were fired early Saturday morning and when a bar manager and others went outside afterward they found the men on the ground. The two had been patrons of the bar.

KPRC-TV reports that police are trying to determine if a nearby utility pole was damaged by a getaway vehicle speeding from the scene.

There were no apparent witnesses to the shooting but investigators will review surveillance video from an adjacent gas station for clues.

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