Murder Charge Filed at 3030 Greenridge

February 8, 2008 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a female at 3030 Greenridge about 5 a.m. on Thursday (Feb 7).

The suspect, David Francis Anderson (w/m, DOB: 3-6-81), is charged with murder in the 248th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Amy M. Smith, 20, of 3030 Greenridge. Smith suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she later died.

HPD Homicide Sergeant T. Huynh and Officers A. Mares and R. Swainson reported:

Ms. Smith and Anderson were in their apartment when Anderson pulled out a pistol. Anderson stated he was showing the pistol to Smith when it accidentally fired.

Further information was developed and today (Feb 8), Anderson was taken into custody.

Update: VHS/GO 2-8-08
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