Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile female that occurred at 5100 Markwood Lane about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday (January 12).
The identity of the juvenile, 16, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Jimenez and Detective A. Hernandez reported:
Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and upon arrival, found the victim lying on the edge of an empty field suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Responding Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced the female deceased at the scene.
Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and then the sound of tires squealing as a vehicle fled the scene.
At this time there is no known motive or suspect(s).
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.