Loreal Bronte Castro, 17, Bayou Body Count No. 263

Teen killed in southeast side drive-by

A drive-by shooting after a Halloween party on the southeast side left a 17-year-old woman dead early Saturday morning, Houston police said.

Loreal Bronte Castro, 17, was sitting in the back of a pickup truck with friends in the 8200 block of Concord when a car drove by and someone inside began firing.

Castro was hit and died at Ben Taub Hospial. A second teenager was hit but only slighted injured; she was treated and released.

Anyone with information in this case or on the missing vehicle is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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