Dead woman found inside tent at homeless encampment in downtown Houston, police say 

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HOUSTON — Homicide detectives are searching for new leads after a woman was found dead inside a homeless encampment in downtown Houston.

Houston police responded to the encampment on Commerce and Chartres about 9 p.m. after reports of a woman found dead inside her tent. She died from a gunshot wound, investigators said,

“The only information we have is that some witnesses reported they heard the gunshot [and] saw a male running away,” Lt. Larry Crowson said.

Detective are currently waiting to view to surveillance video.

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