Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 18200 Katy Freeway

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and apparent suicide of a male at 18200 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) service road about 2 p.m. on Sunday (December 4).  

The identities of the female victim and the male are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Vinogradov and D. Crowder reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in the parking lot of a hospital at the above address and found a female inside the hospital with a gunshot wound.  Hospital personnel pronounced her deceased.  A male was found unresponsive in a parked vehicle outside the hospital.  He was pronounced deceased with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

A preliminary investigation indicated the male and female were known to each other and were possibly in a dating relationship.

At this time, the department does not believe there is a continuous threat to the general public.  

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

VHS/JFC  12-5-22
Inc. #163190422

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