HPD: Woman shot multiple times in northeast Houston

HPD: Person shoots sex worker multiple times during dispute over payment (KPRC 2)

HOUSTON – A woman was shot several times while in a vehicle in northeast Houston early Saturday, according to Houston police.

Around 1 a.m., officers were dispatched to a location near the intersection of Pardee Street and Hirsch Road in reference to a shooting. On arrival, officers located a woman suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The woman told investigators that she was committing prostitution and the person she was with refused to pay her.

While inside a vehicle, the pair got into an argument and at some point the suspect pulled out a gun and shot her in the torso, police said.

The woman exited the car and sought help at a home nearby. Paramedics transported the woman to an area hospital for treatment. Officials said she is expected to recover from her injuries.

Investigators are presently searching for the suspect and an investigation into the incident is ongoing.


About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.