HOUSTON – Police are investigating after a woman fatally shot her father Tuesday morning in southwest Houston, officials said.
According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 11:38 a.m. at the Peninsula Parks apartment complex near West Fuqua Street.
Police said the woman, in her 20s, fatally shot her father in the torso with a handgun after a dispute.
Family members identified the victim as 50-year-old Roderick Winston. Family members told KPRC there were two young children, who were Winston's grandchildren, inside the apartment at the time of the shooting. The children, a baby and a child under 10 years old, were not injured in the shooting.
Officials said the woman, who was upset, was taken to a hospital and was cooperating with police officers.
Homicide detectives are still investigating the scene.