Girlfriend claims self-defense in deadly shooting of boyfriend at NW Harris County home, officials say

HOUSTON – A woman has been charged with murder after she told officials she killed her boyfriend in self-defense Tuesday evening at a home in northwest Harris County Tuesday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

At around 5:45 p.m., Jonie Sablatura called 911 to report that she had shot her 41-year-old boyfriend, Aaron Conner, at a home in the 11200 block of Kirwin Lane. By the time deputies arrived, the man was dead, Sgt. Jason Brown said at the scene.

Deputies said Sablatura claimed she felt threatened by Conner during a verbal argument and had retrieved a pistol before shooting Conner multiple times.

Deputies also found drugs at the scene but did not disclose which narcotics were seized.

Another person who was inside the home at the time of the shooting is being questioned as a witness, Brown said.

The shooting is under investigation.

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