Texas man wanted in connection with deadly shooting of woman, her dog: sheriff

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Law enforcement in Texas are searching for a man accused of shooting a woman and her dog to death.

Dmitri Humphrey is on the run after the deadly shooting in Harris County on Saturday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said deputies responded to a shooting reported at a home on E. Mossy Oaks Road. Upon arrival, they found a woman dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

Gonzalez said Humphrey also shot and killed the woman’s dog.

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Dmitri Humphrey

Dmitri Humphrey allegedly shot and killed a woman and her dog on Saturday in Harris County, Texas. (Harris County Sheriff’s Office)

The woman, who the sheriff said was in her 20s, was at the home to help a friend leave an alleged abusive relationship when she and her dog were shot and killed.

Gonzalez described the incident as “another tragic situation stemming from domestic violence.”

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Harris County Sheriff's Office uniform

At the home in Harris County, Texas, deputies discovered a woman and her dog dead from multiple gunshot wounds. (Harris County Sheriff’s Office)

Humphrey, who is also wanted on unrelated felony warrants, allegedly fled the scene in a white Jeep Wrangler with Texas license plate TFN4278, Gonzalez said, adding that murder charges are in the process of being filed against him.

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Anyone with information on Humphrey’s whereabouts or the shooting can contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

“Think twice before you decide to help a Texas fugitive: If you’re found helping someone commit, conceal, or elude from a felony, YOU yourself may be subjected to being charged,” Gonzalez concluded on Facebook.



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