College student fatally shot on Eastex Freeway

Sashe Jones worked full time while attending Lone Star College. She wanted to be a nurse.

December 29, 2009 2:55:59 PM PST
Houston police and Crime Stoppers need your help to find the person or people responsible in the murder of a local college student. On Christmas night, Sashe Jones, 19, and a friend went to the Motion Night Club in Humble. Investigators say Jones and another female left around 2:30am Saturday and were heading home on the Eastex Freeway southbound. That's when someone in a dark-colored vehicle reportedly started shooting into their vehicle.

Jones was struck and taken to a nearby hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Occupants of other vehicles leaving the club that night also report being fired upon as they were driving. Investigators say the shooter or shooters continued southbound down the freeway and could have exited either at Greens Road or Beltway 8.

Jones worked full-time while attending Lone Star College. She wanted to be a nurse.

Anyone who might know anything about this crime or who might have witnessed it is urged to call Crime Stoppers. You could earn up to a $5,000 reward for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 tips hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the identification, arrest and/or charging of the any of the suspects in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.


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