A woman is in custody after police said she shot and killed her mother and injured her father in Houston, Texas.
On Saturday at about 8 p.m., police were called to a home on Ridge Harbor Drive near Hiram Clarke and Court Road. Officers said a woman in her 20s shot her mother and father after an argument. The mother died and the father is expected to survive, according to police.
The woman turned herself in at the Pearland Police Department. Police said her juvenile niece was in the car at the time of the shooting.
The family identified 58-year-old Nikita Broussard-Johnson as the mother who was shot and killed.
According to the family, Roderick Johnson was shot in the leg and groin area and remains hospitalized.
“He will get through this. We all will, but it’s going to take some time, healing time and we will have to pray to the Lord to look after us,” said Robert Johnson, Roderick Johnson’s father.
The family said the daughter accused in the shooting lived at the home with her parents.
The daughter’s identity has not been released at the time article was written.