Texas woman fatally shoots 'peeping Tom' through the wall of her house
Texas woman fatally shoots ‘peeping Tom’ through the wall of her house

Gabrielle Banks

Houston Chronicle

A man found dead outside a north Houston house late Friday had reportedly been peeking into a woman’s bedroom when she shot him through the wall with a rifle, police said.

Houston Police responded to a call shortly after 11 p.m. in the 890 block of Irvington Boulevard to find the man’s body at the side of the house with gun shot wounds to the torso, said Lt. R. Willlkens.

The woman told police she saw a stranger looking in and took action.

“She was in fear. She had a rifled. She shot numerous times through the wall, ending up striking the male. The male ran a little ways and passed out,” Willkens sad. “We’re being told it was a peeping Tom.”

The woman was cooperating with police. Homicide officials were expected to investigate and decide whether the woman would face charges, according to OnScene.

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