Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4002 Corder

December 1, 2014 - The fatal shooting of a female at 4002 Corder at 8:05 a.m. today (Dec. 1) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The deceased female, Amber Benford, 22, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer M. Condon and Officer W. Gilbert reported:

Officers responded to a shooting at the above address and learned Ms. Benford had suffered a gunshot wound to the chest during a domestic dispute. The male shooter stated he wounded Benford after she attacked him with a knife. The male had cuts to his hand from defending himself.

JKS/JFC 12-1-14
Inc. #152720314

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