Texas man accused of holding girlfriend’s 16-year-old daughter captive and fatally shooting her
04/29/2022 3:05 pm PDT
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (TCD) -- A 60-year-old man was arrested after allegedly holding his girlfriend’s daughter captive and shooting her.
According to a news release from Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, deputies responded to the 20400 block of Canton Trace after a woman called 911 and reported that she and her sister were being held captive at gunpoint by their mother’s boyfriend, Van Brisbon.
Deputies reportedly responded to the home around 1 a.m. on Friday, April 29, and heard gunshots and screaming upon their arrival. Inside the residence, Gonzalez said deputies located a deceased 16-year-old female victim who had suffered fatal gunshot wounds.
Brisbon was reportedly arrested as he exited the home and was charged with murder. He was booked into the Harris County Jail.
According to Gonzalez, Brisbon did not cooperate with the investigation. His motive is unknown.
According to KRIV-TV, the victim, Lauren Juma, was a student at Nimitz High School. The teen allegedly lived at the house with her mother and Brisbon.
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