Husband wakes up to find himself injured and wife shot to death in Pasadena, police say

The husband said he woke up to his wife shot.

PASADENA, Texas – Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot and her husband was injured in Pasadena Wednesday.

Officers said the shooting happened in the 4200 block of Rainfall Drive.

According to investigators, the husband called police at around 3:45 a.m. and said he woke up to find his wife shot. Police said they were both asleep at the time of the shooting.

Officers said the man was shot in the leg and was taken to HCA Southeast. He is expected to recover.

Several neighbors reported hearing gunfire. They described the couple as elderly, adding they were quiet and lived in the home for years.

“We are speaking with neighbors and obviously canvassing the area. We’re gonna be looking at cameras video and things like that,” said Pearland PD officer, Jessica Ramirez.

Investigators said they also found shell casings in the backyard but have not recovered a weapon.

Relatives of the couple remained with investigators at the home throughout the afternoon. They requested privacy as police continued to investigate the shooting.

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