HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A man is accused of killing his mother Friday in at an apartment complex in west Harris County.

It happened at about 5:20 p.m. in the 19300 block of Park Row.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Gabriel Pereyra, 34, stabbed his mother, Juana Zamora, 67, with a knife while she was sitting in a chair at her apartment.

Zamora ran outside after the stabbing and collapsed on the sidewalk near a parking lot. She died on scene. She was bleeding from her head.

Deputies said when they arrived on scene, Pereyra was covered in blood.

Deputies did not release a motive for the stabbing.

Pereyra has been charged with murder. He is currently booked in the HCSO Detention Facility and awaiting arraignment.

He is expected to appear before a judge Monday.