HOUSTON (FOX 26) - A woman is dead after she was caught in the middle of a shooting in Northwest Houston.
It happened Tuesday around 6:20 p.m., when deputies responded to reports of a shooting at 4800 Old Greenhouse Road.
Saron James, 62,and her husband were traveling home from a doctor's appointment in the Katy area. The last thing they were talking about was what they were about to eat for dinner.
Her husband reported hearing what he thought sounded like fireworks. One of the windows shattered, he looked over and saw his wife had sustained a gunshot wound to the head.
She was transported to the hospital by ambulance, but was sadly pronounced dead on arrival.
Update on shooting on Old Greenhouse: very sad to report that female victim, early 60s, was just pronounced dead at the hospital. We’re on it. If anyone saw anything, please call us 713-221-6000 or @CrimeStopHOU 713-222-TIPS (8477). #HouNews— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) July 17, 2019
"Our condolences go out to family. It's a very tragic situation, we've seen the spectrum in our community from losing our very young to now again an innocent person of 62 years old, that we're very sad and again our condolences go out to the family," said Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Preliminarily, there was possibly some type of white Audi SUV that may have been traveling at a fast rate of speed, traveling westbound on the same street
"We believe that the complainant and her husband were complete innocent bystanders, maybe they just got caught in the middle of gunfire or something," said Gonzalez. "Regardless of circumstances, very sad situation."
Authorities are asking for public's help. Anyone that heard shots anyone that saw disturbance or road rage situation is asked to call in.
@HCSOTexas units responded to Old Greenhouse/Windy Stone. Deputies found an occupant (adult female) in a car had been shot. Suspect car fled prop to units arrival. Victim transported by ambulance in critical condition. Investigators & CSU are enroute. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/fsCwy0WcYe— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) July 17, 2019
Investigation is in progress, this is a developing story.