POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5300 South Lake Houston Parkway

September 14, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman found at 5300 South Lake Houston Parkway about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday (September 13).  

The victim, Lekendra Childs, 19, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Senior Police Officer J. Roscoe reported:  

Ms. Childs' boyfriend came home and found her lying on the bedroom floor deceased.  HPD patrol officers responded to the scene and searched the apartment complex.  Tenants of the complex told police a black, newer model Chevrolet Camaro with tinted windows stopped outside the apartment and several shots were fired from the vehicle through the apartment wall.  
The suspect is described only as a black male who appeared to have a shaved head.  

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  9-14-16
Inc. #117431516

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