Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a man at 4339 Almeda Meadows Drive about 11:30 p.m. on May 6.
The suspect, Tracy M. Coutee, 44, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 263rd State District Court. She is accused in the shooting of Leroy Taylor, 28, who was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
A photo of Coutee, who is not in custody, is attached to this news release.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective S. Deroam reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a call for a shooting victim at a hospital and learned Mr. Taylor was shot at the residence at the above address. Other officers arrived to the home and located multiple bullet casings.
A preliminary investigation by detectives indicated Taylor was assaulted by his girlfriend, Coutee, and shot multiple times in the lower body and left leg. Coutee fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tracey Coutee or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Tracy M. Coutee
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