Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8100 MapleCrest

April 23, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman found at 8100 Maplecrest about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday (April 22).  

The victim, Ha Tran, 40, of the above address, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported:  

Ms. Tran was parking her van at the above location when she was confronted by a male suspect who demanded Tran's money and cell phone, and then shot her.  Tran was then taken by HFD paramedics to the hospital.  

The suspect is described only as a black male in his their early 20s, with a red cap and a black shirt.  He was last seen in a white, four-door sedan.  

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  4-23-15
Inc. #050884515

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.