Reward up to $5K offered for information in shooting death of man, woman in north Houston

21-year-old Malakai Williams and 26-year-old Naryssa Wright (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A man and woman are dead after a shooting at an apartment in north Houston Monday morning, police said.

The shooting happened at an apartment complex located at 301 W. Little York.

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, they received a call around 4:50 a.m. about some sort of disturbance. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 21-year-old Malakai Williams shot to death and 26-year-old Naryssa Wright with a gunshot wound to the head. Wright was transported to HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest where she was pronounced dead.

Police said a baby was inside the apartment during the time of the shooting. A man was also inside the unit but fled the scene, police said.

According to investigators, a resident at the apartment complex reported they heard gunshots and then saw an unknown suspect shoot Wright. The suspect also shot at the residents, police said, before fleeing the location in an unknown direction. The resident was not injured during the shooting.

The suspect is described as a 20-year-old Black man known as “Dre.” Police said he’s about 5′7″ tall and weighs 135 pounds. He was wearing a red hoodie and light blue jeans, and his hair was long and in twisted braids.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.