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Man stabs woman, wrecks truck before shooting himself, officials say

HOUSTON – A domestic dispute led to a deadly shooting in an attempted murder-suicide near the North Loop, officials said. 

Police responded to reports of domestic disturbance at the 1700 block of the North Loop near the Brookhollow Heights Transitional Care Center around 8:45 a.m. Sunday.

When officials arrived, they found that a man had shot himself to death outside the Transitional Care Center. 

According to investigators, the man and a woman were arguing inside a truck when the man stabbed the woman and then crashed the truck in an effort to kill the woman. 

The woman jumped out of the truck after the crash and was picked up by a bystander who saw she was in distress, police said. 

Officials said the woman was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital where she received surgery for her injuries. 

Detectives said after the man crashed the truck he shot himself outside the Transitional Care Center.