Incident at 9000 Chatwood
April 9, 2006 -- Charges are
pending against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman at
9000 Chatwood about 9:55 p.m. on Saturday (Apr. 8).
The identity of the victim is pending notification
to the next of kin.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Roberts and
G. Gonzales reported:
The victim and her husband were drinking in the
kitchen of their residence when he reportedly picked up a handgun
to put it away. The husband told investigators that he began twirling
the pistol in his hands when it accidentally discharged, striking
his wife in the chest. She was transported the Ben Taub General
Hospital where she later died.
The investigation is continuing.
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