Suspect Arrested in October Fatal Shooting at 5504 Wipprecht

December 14, 2009 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 5504 Wipprecht about 8:30 p.m. on October 18.

The suspect, Alicia Rochelle Small (b/f, DOB: 9-16-79), was taken into custody last Friday (Dec. 11) and charged with manslaughter in the 182nd State District Court. She is accused in the shooting death of Tieya Lashunda Mask, 37. Mask suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at LBJ Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Tolls and Officer J. Rodriguez reported:

Ms. Mask and her roommate, Small, got into an argument that turned into a fight. Small stated as Mask assaulted her, she (Small) retrieved a pistol and called 911. Small told investigators when Mask again assaulted her, she tried to protect herself, and the gun went off.

Update JFC/JKS 12-14-09
VHS/JFC 10-15-09
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