The Houston Police Department said a man reported he had mistakenly fatally shot his girlfriend inside their Southside apartment.
The incident that took place at exactly 12 a.m. Tuesday at a home located on Goforth Road, according to reports.
Officials said the man alleged he was holding his gun when it mistakenly went off, striking and eventually killing his girlfriend.
Police said their were two other occupants at the home when the incident happened. And the man is said to be cooperating with the police.
Reports said the other two occupant of the home backed up the claims of the man.
Homicide detectives are still investigating the incident.