November 12, 2014 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 2503 Panagard #105 about 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 11).
The suspect, Anndrae McTravis Gilbert (b/m, 45), is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court. A photo of Gilbert is not available at this time.
The female victim, Ciara Brown, 28, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers T. Tyler and Officer S. Sylvester reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a disturbance with weapons call at the above address. Upon arrival, they found the front door locked and an apartment window broken. Looking through the broken window, officers saw a crying baby in a bassinet next to a woman (Ms. Brown) lying on the floor. Officers entered and found no one else inside the apartment. Paramedics pronounced Ms. Brown deceased and the baby unharmed. The child was then cared for until family members arrived.
Witnesses reported seeing Anndrae Gilbert, Brown's ex-husband, breaking the apartment window and shooting into the apartment before fleeing the scene.
A few minutes after arriving on the shooting call, officers were notified Gilbert had checked into West Houston Medical Center with a gunshot wound. He told medical personnel he suffered the wound at the above address.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.