Woman found shot dead in street near Crispus Attucks Middle School

Woman found dead near middle school in Sunnyside
Woman found dead near middle school in Sunnyside

HOUSTON – Houston police said someone found a woman’s body across the street from Crispus Attucks Middle School Monday morning.

The woman was found shot to death in the street at the intersection of Vera Lou and in the 4300 block of Bellfort around 6:40 a.m.

HPD: woman’s body found at the intersection of Bellfort and Vera Lou in Sunnyside.

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HPD said the shooting has nothing to do with school. It’s unclear if the shooting occurred at the location, or if the body was left there.

Witnesses reported seeing a possible white sports car or Camaro leaving the scene, police said Tuesday.  There is no known motive or suspect description.   Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Neighbors we spoke to say they always hear gunshots in the area, but this morning they didn’t hear any.


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