PASADENA, Texas – Charges have been filed against a man who claimed he accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend, believing she was an intruder, according to Pasadena police.
Bobby Wolfe, 22, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of 23-year-old Chrisheena Lamontrici Lee.
The shooting was reported around 3:28 a.m. Monday inside an apartment located in the 4000 block of Burke Road.
Sgt. Raul Granados, of the Pasadena Police Department, said Wolfe discharged his weapon and struck Lee, his live-in girlfriend, several times.
Wolfe told investigators that he thought Lee was an intruder and grabbed his firearm, however, Granados said Lee was already inside the apartment when she was shot.
The victim was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Wolfe was initially taken in for questioning, and charges were eventually filed.
He is currently in jail.
It is unknown if the couple had a history of domestic violence.