Woman dies, man hurt in apartment shooting

Published On: Jan 30 2013 11:49:39 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 02 2013 05:48:54 PM CST

Jan. 2, 2012: A woman is dead and a man is rushed to a hospital after a shooting at an apartment complex. Andy Cerota reports.


A woman was killed and a man was wounded in a shooting at a northwest Harris County apartment complex, investigators said.

Harris County sheriff's deputies said the shooting happened at the Meadow Creek Apartments in the 6400 block of York Meadows near West Little York about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The woman died inside an apartment, investigators said. Her name has not been released.

A man was rushed to Ben Taub Hospital with a gunshot wounds to his chest and legs. His condition has not been released.

"They were good, nice people," neighbor Kevin Pauley said. "They worked for everything they had ... just got caught up in some trouble."

Witnesses said they saw two or three men leave the scene on foot. Descriptions of them have not been released.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.