Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting Investigation at 6000 Hollister

June 19, 2013 - The fatal shooting of a female at 6000 Hollister #2513 is being referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the deceased female is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Simmons and Police Officer K. Meek reported:

Officers were dispatched to a suspicious person call at the above address and found a female lying on the sidewalk. She was bleeding and holding a crow bar in her hand. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the female dead at the scene.

Further investigation revealed the female attempted to pry open the front door of an apartment. At that time, a male tenant, 23, inside the apartment said he feared for his safety and fired three shots through the door, striking the female.

JFC/VHS 6-18-13
Inc #075416013

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