35-year-old mom and teen daughter both found shot to death in their apartment, HPD says

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Loved ones are mourning the nonaccomplishment of a parent and her 16-year-old girl aft they were recovered changeable to decease astatine an flat analyzable successful southeast Houston, according to police.

Family members identified the bodies arsenic 35-year-old Leslie Reyes and her teenage daughter, Esly Jimenez Erzo aft the tragic shooting occurred Saturday afternoon.

Officers with the Houston Police Department, on with officials with the Houston Fire Department said they were dispatched to the analyzable located successful the 7500 artifact of Drouet Street astir 2:15 p.m. aft a telephone regarding a shooting.

When constabulary arrived, they were met by a comparative of Reyes and Erzo who said they went to the flat aft 1 of them didn't amusement up for a day enactment they were scheduled to attend, HPD Homicide Division's Sgt. Cullen Duncan said.

The household subordinate told officers they entered the flat done an unlocked doorway earlier uncovering the parent and girl some dormant successful a chamber from gunshot wounds.

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According to police, some Reyes and Erzo were pronounced dormant astatine the scene.

HPD's homicide section is starring the investigation. As of now, constabulary person not named a suspect.

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