POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 16222 Lazy Ridge Drive

January 2, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one woman and the wounding of another at 16222 Lazy Ridge Drive about 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday (December 31).  

The identity of the deceased victim, 60, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Simmons and Detective K. McDonald reported:  

The victims were in the living room of the residence at the above address when a suspect shot through a back window.  Both women were struck by the gunfire.  One woman died at the scene/  The other woman, 30, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.  It is believed to be the result of a recent altercation between the younger woman and her ex-boyfriend.  

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  1-2-20
Inc. #172597919


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