|Houston police are searching for a person of interest wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a woman that occurred at 7402 Calhoun Road about 4:05 a.m. on Thursday (Dec. 1).
The person of interest is identified as Richard Hemphill, 27. A recent photo of Hemphill, who has not been charged at tis time, is attached to this news release.
The identity of the deceased victim, 26, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Cass and Detective J. Campbell reported:
Officers responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex at the above address and found the victim had been shot multiple times. Responding Houston Fire Department paramedics transported her to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
Witnesses advised Hemphill, the victim’s ex-boyfriend, had harassed the victim prior to the shooting.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hemphill is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.