HOUSTON - Houston police investigating the shooting death of a woman in southwest Houston have arrested and charged her roommate.
Officers responded to the home at 5607 Trafalgar Drive early Sunday morning just after midnight.
The 44-year-old victim and the suspect, Dereck Labrock Smith, 59, lived together at the home.
According to investigators, the two began to argue and that's when Smith allegedly got a rifle and shot the woman once. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators have not yet released the victim's name, pending notification of family.
Smith is charged with murder.
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