FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: August 29, 2016
9:27:46 AM CDT
into Fatal Shooting at 8601 John Street
Houston police are
investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 8601 John Street about 4:15 a.m.
on Saturday (August 27).
The victim, Gloria
Estrada, 39, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division
Officers M. Perez and R. Pemberton reported:
responded to a shooting call at the above address and located a male in front
of the residence. The male told officers his wife had shot herself.
Officers entered the residence and found Ms. Estrada on the couch with an
apparent gunshot wound to the head. HFD paramedics responded to the scene
and pronounced her deceased.
The male, Juan Andres
Flores (H/m, 44), was detained and found to be in possession of narcotics.
He is charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 248th
State District Court.
The investigation into
the circumstances of the shooting is continuing and investigators are awaiting
results of an autopsy. Anyone with information in this case is urged to
contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.