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Incident at 10800 Kipp Way

April 29, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 10800 Kipp Way about 5 a.m. on Friday (Apr. 28).

The victim is identified as Kaila L. Kromah, 20, of 8811 Boone Rd. She sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Moreno and R. Martinez reported:

Two black male suspects approached Ms. Kromah and her male acquaintance and began a conversation at the gas station at Wilcrest and Bissonnet. After several minutes, one suspect walked away and the other suspect requested a ride to 10800 Kipp Way. Kromah gave the suspect a ride and after arriving on Kipp Way, the other suspect from the gas station approached the victim's vehicle, demanded money and pulled a gun. The male acquaintance was able to flee on foot, however Kromah was shot and killed inside of her vehicle. The fleeing suspects took Kromah's purse.

The suspects are only described as black males, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing approximately 125 pounds. Both suspects had short black hair, wore dark pants with white shirts and were of a medium to dark complexion.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

NJM/JFC 4/29/06
Inc #066088506

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.