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Houston Police Department

Fatal Shooting at 10100 Sapling Way

December 13, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a female at 10100 Sapling Way about 7 p.m. last Friday (Dec. 10).

The victim, Ebony M. Murrell, 17, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K.J. Deese and Officer N.K. Wackman reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 10100 block of Sapling Way and found the victim with a gunshot wound and lying on the sidewalk. Paramedics arrived and pronounced her deceased.

There are no known witnesses, suspects nor motive in the shooting at this time.

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

JFC/KJS 12-13-10
Inc #172504810

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