Houston crime: 18-year-old killed after woman found him in bed of underage girl in Spring area, deputies say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — An 18-year-old man faces charges after investigators say he shot and killed another 18-year-old in a man’s driveway in the spring.

sergeant. Ben Beall of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the 911 call came in around 11:10 a.m. Friday from a man on Blodgett Peak Trail.

Investigators say the landlady called deputies saying she found the 18-year-old victim in bed with her underage daughter. The victim may be the minor’s ex-boyfriend.

The mother said she alerted her 18-year-old nephew, who was home at the time, to what was happening.

Investigators said the nephew and the victim ended up in a shootout outside the home.

“We have somewhere in the vicinity of 14 to 15 casings fired right outside the front door,” said Sgt. said Beall. “There are numerous bullet holes in the house and in the driveway. We have the neighbor’s house across the street that has three to five bullet holes on it.”

The victim ended up being punched several times and died in hospital.

When asked how confident they felt about the stories they were told about what happened, Sgt. Beall said: “We’re not confident at all.”

“We’ve gotten different versions of what 911 was called and what she told us, and we’re trying to figure out what the exact story is,” said Sgt. said Beall.

The shooter was stopped by deputies on the spot for questioning and later arrested.

“One of the stories we’re getting is that it could be considered self-defense,” said Sgt. said Beall. He later said investigators did not believe the self-defense claim.

While at a separate place homicide scene On Friday night, Beall explained what happened, saying the victim was gathering her things to leave, was polite and was outside the house when she was killed.

The home where the shooting occurred has been linked to a murder in the neighborhood since late July.

Jamyrion Williams, 18, also lived in the house. He was arrested for killing one man and injuring another in a shootout following a fight on July 23.

Williams remains in the Harris County Jail.

sergeant. Beall does not believe the shooting is related to what happened today.

“You have people who shouldn’t have guns running around with guns,” the sergeant said. said Beall. “I understand you have someone coming up with these brilliant ideas that buying guns off the street somehow solves the crime problem. They’re totally out of touch with reality.”

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