Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6201 West Bellfort

April 15, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 6201 West Bellfort about 12:20 a.m. on Sunday (April 14).

The victim, Tyre Phillips, 19, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. McStravick, Senior Police Officer T. Andrade and Officer V. McLean reported:

Ms. Phillips was attending a party at an apartment complex at the above address when several fistfights broke out among some of the other attendees. At some point during the fights, multiple guns were produced and shots were fired. As Phillips fled the location, she was struck by the gunfire and died at the scene.

It is believed Phillips was an innocent bystander and not involved in any of the fights.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC 4-15-13
Inc. #045287013

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