Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 201 Rosamond
June 11, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 201 Rosamond about 7:50 p.m. on Sunday (June 10).
The identity of the victim, 24, who was pronounced dead at the scene, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Odom and Officer M. Coleman reported:
The victim and two other females, all from the Austin area, met with three male suspects to purchase marijuana. The suspects then produced weapons and demanded the females' money and cell phones. When the victim gave her cell phone and purse to the suspects, one of them shot her in the chest. The other two females were not injured. The suspects then fled the scene.
The suspects, described only as one black male and two Hispanic males, were last seen in a black Dodge quad-cab pickup truck.
Anyone with information in this case or on the identities of the suspects is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.