POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 6510 Goforth Street

September 07, 2021 - The fatal shooting of a woman at 6510 Goforth Street about midnight today (Sept. 7) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the victim, 23, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Arrington and Detective A. Dudley reported:

The victim and her boyfriend, 22, were inside the woman's apartment at the above address when the boyfriend stated he removed a pistol from his waistband and accidently discharged his weapon.  The fired round struck his girlfriend in the chest.  The male called out for help and the victim's roommates called 911.  All administered first aid to the victim until Houston Fire Department paramedics arrived and pronounced the woman deceased.

The boyfriend and the victim's roommates were questioned and later released with no charges filed in the incident at this time.

JFC/VHS    9-7-21
Inc #120673521


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