Texas woman killed at birthday party

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
Houston police are investigating the death of a woman who was hit and killed by a stray bullet at a 15-year-old

No arrests have been made, and police are investigating.

HOUSTON, TEXAS (AP) - Houston police are investigating the death of a woman who was hit and killed by a stray bullet at a 15-year-old’s birthday party.

A police spokesman says 24-year-old Dixie Mendez was pronounced dead at a friend’s home around 1:00 a.m. Sunday.

Witnesses say there were about 50 people at the party when someone outside started shooting. They say Mendez was asleep in a back room when she was killed. Investigators say people were arguing outside the house before the shooting started.

No arrests have been made, and police are investigating.


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