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Woman shot and killed near busy intersection

Posted: 10:33 AM, Sep 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-08 11:33:40-04

Police are investigating a shooting that left a 22-year old woman dead Friday night.

The shooting happened at the intersection of the Crosstown Expressway and Holly Road.

Woman shot in car at Southside intersection

Police were called to the intersection shortly after 8:00 p.m. Friday.  Captain Dave Cook says the woman was in a vehicle with a boy, approximately 11-years-old, and another man when she was shot.

She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Captain Cook says witnesses saw a dark vehicle flee the scene.

Witnesses at the scene told police they heard at least five to six shots.

Police are in the process of reviewing surveillance video from nearby businesses. Police ask anyone who may have information about the shooting or know the identity of the shooter, to call 361-888-TIPS (8477).