Woman fatally shot outside N Harris County hotel, deputies say

A woman was found shot dead Saturday night at a hotel in north Harris County, deputies said.
A woman was found shot dead Saturday night at a hotel in north Harris County, deputies said. (KPRC)

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A woman was fatally shot outside a north Harris County hotel Saturday, deputies said.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. , deputies with the Harris County Sheriuff’'s Office were dispatched to a location in the 16900 block of Rolling Creek Drivein reference to reports of a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds in the InnTown Suites parking lot. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators said the woman had left her room to meet someone in the parking lot.

Some witnesses nearby heard the shooting, though they did not see it. They told deputies they saw the wounded woman crawling through the parking lot.

Investigators said the woman had recently relocated to the Houston area from out of state and had been staying at InnTown Suites with several family members.

Following interviews with witnesses and other residents at the location, investigators identified possible suspects in the case. The suspects are described as two young black males wearing dark clothing. They were last seen running from the location on foot.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100 or CrimeStoppers at 713-221-TIPS.


About the Authors:

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.