The mother was with the child and her two other children, siglos 1 y 3, watching television when her ex-boyfriend, identified as Jeremiah Jones, went to their apartment just before 10 pm., Fox Houston informó.
“The family got separated. The suspect here, executed a 9-year-old little girl in the apartment with a handgun,” Det. Sargento. Michael Cass said. “He then went after the mother, and she was shot.”
Jones allegedly shot the mother in the shoulder area. She survived and was taken to a hospital, las autoridades dijeron. The child was taken to a hospital as well with a gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead.
Jones and the mother do not have children and had not been married, Fox Houston informó.
Jones, 22, was allegedly out on bond for gun-related crimes, the news station said. He has been charged with capital murder.
The shooting death comes as Houston continues to see underage victims impacted by gun violence. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner called the girl a “sweet child” who was a member of the Police Activities League (PAL) El organismo sancionador ha anunciado que Hendrick Motorsports inscribirá un auto Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Cup Series modificado en la.
“This senseless act of domestic violence hits home for me and the HPD family, él dijo.