Iris SantosAge 22
23 Apr 2021
Houston, Texas (USA)
Iris was shot while sitting outside a Chick-Fil-A restaurant at around 9:30pm on Friday 23rd April. She died in hospital.
CCTV footage showed a suspect running from the scene.
Iris Santos was shot and killed at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23, in the 8600 block on Westheimer Road, according to a Twitter post by Officer Jo Jones, HPD’s LGBTQ Liason. Office Jones later posted video of the suspect running from the scene.
The shooting took place around 9:45 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021 outside of a Chick-Fil-A on Westheimer Road near Fondren in west Houston, police said.
Investigators said the manager at the restaurant heard gunshots and alerted authorities. When officers arrived, they found a woman on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was rushed to a hospital, where she later died. Police said they are questioning a person of interest.
According to OutSmart an online flyer created by HPD states that Santos was sitting at a picnic table when an unknown suspect approached and opened fire, striking her. Santos died as a result of the gunshot injuries sustained during the shooting.