It happened around 3 a.m. Thursday morning at the 2800 block of West Gulf Bank Road near West Montgomery Road.
Houston police officers responded to a car crash on the side of the road and found an adult driver shot dead.
Relatives identified the victim as Danielle Banks.
Witnesses told police someone in a white vehicle shot into Banks’ car on West Gulf Bank early this morning.
Another person in the vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition and Banks’ 3-year-old child inside the car.
The child was taken by Houston Fire Department paramedics to by check out and is okay.
The investigation continues.