Woman shot while driving a year ago still has bullet lodged in head

Monday, September 14, 2020
Woman shot while driving still has bullet lodged in head
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It's been a year since Grecia Hernandez was shot while driving home, and it's changed her life completely.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Almost a year after tragedy struck a Houston family, a daughter continues to do what she can to figure out who shot her mother.

Last November, Grecia Hernandez was shot in the head while driving home on I-45 near 610.

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Sadly, Grecia is now paralyzed on one side of her body, and police are still looking into the shooting.

She's 34 and a mother of three. Grecia has been in a wheelchair for nearly a year, with a bullet still lodged in her head.

Her 18-year-old daughter, Nataly Martinez, has essentially become her caretaker.

Martinez said her mom is still suffering. Grecia recently underwent a second skull surgery.

"I want them to know, like, what they did, their actions had a consequence," said Nataly. "We're a family. My mom was a single mother, she had just gotten out of a toxic relationship and it was all three of us: my 6-year-old brother, my 12-year-old brother and I. I had just turned 18, I was going to go to college and everything, and then [the shooter] just took that away from me."

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Grecia. You can help her family work towards their $10,000 goal with a donation.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Houston Police Department.

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