Ebony M. Murrell, 17, Bayou Body Count No. 287

There's not much information at all in the Friday shooting death of 17-year-old Ebony M. Murrell on the southwest side.

Police say they received a call about a shooting in the 10100 block of Sapling Way about 7 p.m.; when they responded they found Murrell lying on the ground, injured a from a gunshot. They called paramedics, who pronounced her dead at the scene.

"There are no known witnesses, suspects nor motive in the shooting at this time," HPD says.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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