Woman dead after son rams into group of people with car in Pinchy’s Tex-Mex parking lot, deputies say

HCSO: Mother killed after son plows into crowd
HCSO: Mother killed after son plows into crowd

KATY, Texas – A woman is dead and two others were injured after the woman’s son struck multiple people in the parking lot of Pinchy’s Tex-Mex restaurant in Katy Thursday, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Deputies said the incident happened at 1230 N. Mason Road around 1 a.m.

According to investigators, seven or eight people were arguing when the driver -- who has been identified as Homero Lopez, 20 -- rammed into the group.

Deputies said Lopez fled the scene but later returned and was detained. He has been charged with murder and two counts of failure to stop and render aid.

Investigators said the woman that was killed has been identified as 35-year-old Crystal Gomez.

Deputies said they are looking at nearby surveillance videos as they further investigate the incident.


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