Woman found fatally shot in a parked car near Highway 90 in southwest Houston

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Friday, April 8, 2022
Woman found fatally shot in parked vehicle in SW Houston
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Detectives found the woman shot to death inside a car that was parked in a moving lane of traffic.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was found dead in the drivers seat of a parked car in southwest Houston on Friday morning, HPD confirmed.

Detectives say that someone reported a woman was sitting in the car unresponsive.

When police arrived at the scene in the 3600 block of Willowbend near Highway 90, they found a woman in her 30s shot to death inside the car, which was also in a moving lane of traffic.

"(The) engine (was) still running. Adult female sitting in the drivers side seat unresponsive," said Houston Police Detective, Philip Pak.

Police have not specified if the woman was shot inside or outside of the vehicle.

"Everything is preliminary and we are still trying to figure out a motive and leads based on their research," said an HPD detective.

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