Woman killed in Fifth Ward shooting

HOUSTON - Police are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead early Sunday morning in the Fifth Ward.

Officials responded to a report of a female shot shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of Staples Street near Quitman Street. Police pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

Authorities patrolled the area and detained a man nearby who matched a witness’s description of the suspect.

The man is being questioned by police at this time.


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