POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1406 Hays Street

September 7, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 1406 Hays Street about 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday (September 6).  

The identity of the woman, 18, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Finlay and L. Kauffman reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in a parking lot at the above address and found the victim unresponsive with a gunshot wound.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.  

At least one other person was present at the time of the shooting.  No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

VHS/SOA  9-7-23
Inc. #127869823


For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.