Charges were brought against a suspect arrested while shooting a man at 535 Firnat Street, which occurred at 12:35 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10.
Suspect, Jennifer Mendoza (F / w, 41), is on trial in the 230th State District Court for aggravated assault of a family member. Mendoza is alleged to have shot and killed her husband Daniel Angelo Estrada, 33, who was hospitalized.
A booking photo from Mendoza is attached to this press release.
Detective A. Shaikh of the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division reported:
The officers answered a call at the above address and found that Mr. Estrada had been shot dead by Mendoza. In the course of the investigation, the officers learned that Mendoza had shot Estrada in the course of a domestic dispute.
Estrada suffered a gunshot wound in the abdomen and was hospitalized in stable condition.
Mendoza was arrested at the scene without incident and subsequently charged with her role in the shootings.
JKS / VHS 8-11-21
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