Suspect charged in murder at 4901 Laura Koppe

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of a man at 4901 Laura Koppe at approximately 2:40 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2017.

Alfred Steven Washington

The suspect, Alfred Steven Washington, is charged with murder in the 178th State District Court.

The female victim, Angelique Janetta Stafford, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene. The male victim, 40, was treated for a minor wound and released at the scene.

According to HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Arrington and J. Pickett, The victims were sitting in their four-door Saturn Aurora in a convenience store parking lot at the above address when a male suspect on a bicycle rode up, fired multiple shots at them and then fled the scene.

Paramedics pronounced Ms. Stafford deceased and treated the male victim for a minor wound to his right side.

Further investigation led to the identification of Alfred Steven Washington as a suspect in this case. On Wednesday, he was arrested without incident and charged with murder.