Incident at 11971 Sandpiper
November 2, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide at 11971 Sandpiper
about 1:30 a.m. today (November 2).
The victim, Sheila A. Davis, 43, of 11917 Sandpiper,
suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.
The suspect, Joe Edward Wright, 44, also suffered
a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Evans and Officer
T.R. Cunningham reported:
HPD officers responded to a shooting call at
11917 Sandpiper and were met by the victim's parents, who drove
in from Rosharon, Texas, after receiving a phone call from the
suspect. Officers were advised that the victim and suspect were
found shot in an upstairs bedroom.
Davis' parents said they received a call from
the suspect, who told them they needed to come to the residence,
pick up the couple's daughter and take care of her. The parents
could tell by his voice that something was wrong, and when they
questioned him regarding their daughter, Ms. Davis, he did not
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a