POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 8181 El Mundo Street

May 10, 2022 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman found at 8181 El Mundo Street about 7:45 a.m. on Monday (May 9).

The suspect, James Christopher Ochoa, 33, is charged with murder in the 208th State District Court.  A booking photo of Ochoa is not available for release at this time.

The identity of the victim, 32, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives D. Crowder and A. Vinogradov reported:

Ochoa went to Cedar Park (Texas) Police Department Headquarters and claimed he had shot and killed his girlfriend in their Houston apartment at the above address.  HPD patrol officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the apartment and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced her deceased at the scene.

Ochoa was subsequently charged and remains in custody in Cedar Park.

SOA/JFC   5-10-22
Inc. #061441722


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