Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2700 Canfield

January 07, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in the 2700 block of Canfield about 1:15 a.m. today (Jan. 7).

The victim, Michelle A. Allen, 24, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W.L. Meeler and Officer J.A. Harvey reported:

Ms. Allen was a passenger in her boyfriend’s vehicle traveling north in the 2700 block of Canfield when an unknown suspect fired several shots into the vehicle. Allen was struck by the gunfire. Her boyfriend drove to the 3400 block of Rugley to call for an ambulance but Allen was pronounced dead at that location.

The shooting occurred near Lee’s Lounge at 2716 Canfield. There are a number of possible witnesses at or outside the club at the time of the shooting. Police are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


JKS/JFC 1-7-10
Inc. #002827310

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