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Incident at 9919 Richmond #823

October 9, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the apparent self inflicted shooting of a woman at 9919 Richmond #823 about 1:40 a.m. on Sunday ( October 8).

The victim, Teresa Dawn Bumpers, 37, of 9919 Richmond #823, suffered a gunshot
wound to the head and died at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants B.E. Roberts, D.J. Crain and Officer J. Sosa

The victim's boyfriend returned to the couple's apartment about 1:35 a.m. and found the victim armed with his pistol. After confronting the victim about having his gun, she returned it to its original place. The victim then entered the bedroom and shot herself in the head. Investigators found a micro-cassette recorder in the apartment which contained the victim giving details on how she planned to kill herself. Evidence on the tape reflected the statement given by the victim's boyfriend.

GO/JFC 10-9-06
Inc #155314106

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