HPD: Woman fatally shot in head during vicious drive-by shooting in south Houston

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HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating after a woman was shot in the head Saturday night while driving in the Almeda area.

Jade Walker, 25, was behind the wheel in the 4600 block of Oakside Drive when a bullet came through the open driver’s side window about 10:15 p.m. The victim’s boyfriend was sitting in the passenger’s seat. Police confirmed he was not hit.

Witnesses reported seeing a black, four-door vehicle of an unknown make and model pull alongside the couple. In total, police said nearly 40 rounds were fired at the victim’s car.

Walker was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in critical condition. She later passed away on Sunday.

Investigators believe the suspects were driving a small vehicle similar to a Mini Cooper or a Suzuki.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown.

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