Woman expected to survive being shot in face by stranger who gave her a ride, HPD says

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Friday, July 22, 2022
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When the woman wanted to get out of the vehicle, that's when the suspect shot her, police said.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman had gotten a ride from a stranger and when she wanted to get out, the suspect shot her in the chest and face, according to police.

The shooting happened at about 12:45 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Greens Road and West Hardy.

The woman managed to get out of the vehicle and found help, police said. She was rushed to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Police said they will be interviewing the woman again to try to get a better description of the shooter.

There is no known motive. Police did not release a suspect description other than the shooter is a Hispanic man. There is also no vehicle description.