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Son finds mother dead in north Harris County apartment

HARRIS COUNTY – Harris County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a 16-year-old son found his mother dead inside an apartment Tuesday. 

According to deputies, the incident was reported around 12:55 a.m. at an apartment located at 15100 Ella Boulevard.

Deputies said the woman’s son was home and heard gunfire as well as the garage door opening and closing. The teen came downstairs and found his mom with at least one gunshot wound. 

He then ran to his father’s apartment a short distance away and they called 911.

When EMS arrived, they pronounced the woman dead at the scene. 

Sgt Wolfford with the Harris County Sherrif’s Office said it appears there was forced entry into the residence. The deceased woman’s car is missing from the garage.

Authorities are now looking for the victim’s missing boyfriend to interrogate him regarding the incident. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the HCSO Homicide Unit at (713) 221-6000 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).


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