Houston shooting: Man wanted for shooting his common-law wife, fleeing the scene

Edward Lee Washington, 24, is wanted by Houston police for aggravated assault.

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According to HPD, Washington is suspected of shooting his common-law wife on Sunday, April 14 around 9:40 a.m.

Edward Lee Washington (Photo: Houston Police Department)

A preliminary investigation determined the 47-year-old victim and Washington got into a domestic dispute outside an apartment located at 12500 Dunlap Street.  

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A family member heard a gunshot and found out the victim had been shot by Washington, who then fled the scene. She was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

Charges have been filed against Washington.


Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Edward Lee Washington in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.