Woman Dies in Hit-and-Run and Carjacking Shooting Incident in Houston

Hit-and-Run and Carjacking Shooting Incident

In a horrific hit-and-run carjacking incident on Yorkchester Drive in Houston on Tuesday morning a 67-year-old woman lost her life according to ABC13. Houston police are currently searching for the two men who shot and killed the victim before stealing her white 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV and running her over as they fled the scene. Witnesses reported seeing the victim being shot in her car and then thrown out of the vehicle by the assailants.

Houston Carjacking Incident
Houston Carjacking and Shooting Incident (Photo: ABC13)

The incident occurred near the Spring Branch ISD’s Westchester Academy for International Studies, and nearby schools were briefly placed on lockdown as a precaution. Videos of the SUV leaving the scene were captured by witnesses, and one neighbor described the scene as chaotic. There were also reports of police responding to a family dispute at the victim’s apartment complex over the weekend, although it is unclear whether the two incidents were related.

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The victim’s identity has not yet been released, and police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward. They are also urging the public to report any sightings of the stolen SUV with Texas license plate RGT-3295. The shocking incident has left the Houston community in disbelief, and many are calling for swift justice for the victim and her family.

It is a tragic reminder of the dangers of hit-and-run, and carjacking and the importance of staying vigilant when traveling on the road. Hit-and-run incidents can leave families devastated and communities in shock, and those responsible must be held accountable for their actions. The Houston police department is working tirelessly to bring the perpetrators to justice, and we can only hope that they are successful in their efforts.

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