Credits: WOKV

A kid was discovered dead inside a stolen automobile after the child's father was shot and murdered in Houston on Tuesday.

Credits: WOKV

A woman lost her husband and her 2-year-old kid.

Authorities say "We are also seeking public assistance in identifying the culprit".

Murderer is still on the loose

At about 1:46 p.m. on Tuesday, the Houston Police Department received a 911 call

Reporting a gunshot between El Camino Rey Del Rey Street and Chimney Rock Road.

Officers arrived to find a 38-year-old guy who had been shot to death, according to Satterwhite.

A lady contacted 911 that evening, at 6:36 p.m. local time,

To report her husband and 2-year-old kid missing.

Because of the exact details she supplied, investigators quickly determined

That the gunshot victim was her husband.

Cops say "We had no idea about the kid until she phoned."