Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8601 John Street
August 29, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 8601 John Street about 4:15 a.m. on Saturday (August 27).
The victim, Gloria Estrada, 39, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers M. Perez and R. Pemberton reported:
Patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and located a male in front of the residence. The male told officers his wife had shot herself. Officers entered the residence and found Ms. Estrada on the couch with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced her deceased.
The male, Juan Andres Flores (H/m, 44), was detained and found to be in possession of narcotics. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 248th State District Court.
The investigation into the circumstances of the shooting is continuing and investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.