Woman charged with murder after fatally shooting her boyfriend outside Willowbrook Mall, police say

HOUSTON — A woman fatally shot her boyfriend during an argument in a parking lot near Willowbrook Mall Monday night, according to the Houston Police Department.

The incident started around 8:30 p.m. at Willowbrook Mall.

According to witnesses, the couple started arguing inside of the mall then continued outside in the parking lot.

The man jumped onto his motorcycle and the woman, 32-year-old Emily Orbe, got into her silver Dodge Durango, police said. The couple drove around the parking lot and collided in front of a credit union near TX-249.

According to police, at some point Orbe pulled out a gun and shot her boyfriend. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Orbe was transported to the hospital after sustaining multiple cuts and bruises, police said. The 32-year-old was later arrested and charged with murder after she admitted to shooting the victim out of self-defense. It was revealed in probable cause court that Orbe is pregnant.

Orbe’s bond is set at $100,000.

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