TDoR 2021 / 2021 / April / 23 / Iris Santos

Iris Santos

Age 22

23 Apr 2021
Houston, Texas (USA)

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Iris Santos
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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.

Report added: 1 May 2021. Last updated: 6 Mar 2023

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