HOUSTON – A 17-year-old was arrested and charged in connection to a deadly shooting at an after-hours club in southwest Houston.
Jermaine Torres has been charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
On July 8, around 6:50 a.m., Houston police responded to reports of a shooting at a nightclub located at 5712 South Gessner Road.
Investigators said two groups of people got into an argument while leaving the club, and Torres pulled out a gun, shooting a 23-year-old woman and 29-year-old man.
The woman, identified as Princess Ortega, was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. The man was also transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Torres fled the nightclub on foot but was taken into custody days later on July 14.