Child injured when stepdad kills woman before fatally shooting himself in west Houston

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HOUSTON—A man and woman were killed and a minor was wounded Sunday afternoon in what police called a domestic violence murder-suicide in west Houston.

According to HPD Homicide, officers responded to a shooting call at 7900 block of Corporate Dr. around 12:05 p.m. When police arrived, they found a woman dead in the bathroom with the male shooter nearby.

Bobby Dobbins with HPD’S Homicide Division said, “The woman headed to take a shower, when the stepdad of the four children at followed and shot the mother, before turning the gun on himself. The bullet hit an 8-year-old girl who is in stable condition and recuperating.”


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