Shekera Elder Death – Cause of Death – Shekera Elder and a woman believed to be her sister was shot at a northeast Houston apartment complex Saturday morning by a man who later took his own life.
It happened around 5:30 a.m. in the 9600 block of Homestead Lane near Tidwell Road.
A man killed Shekera Elder and her alleged sister and later took his own life, police said.
The women were in an SUV at the apartment complex gate when the gunman, believed to be one of the woman’s boyfriend, got into an argument with her and opened fire before taking off on foot, according to Houston police.
One of the women died from her wounds at the scene, while the other woman was taken to a hospital where she was expected to recover, police said.
The man left the scene and killed himself at his grandmother’s home. The identities of the victims weren’t immediately released, and it wasn’t clear what sparked the argument or the motive behind the shooting.