Mother of three dead over a sports bet.
Mother of three dead over a sports bet.

Sonya Wells, 37, Bayou Body Count No. 85

A Houston woman was killed on the south side of town Friday night when she was hit by a stray bullet.

Sonya Wells, 37, was hit by a bullet at her home in the 5400 block of Chenault about 10 p.m. Friday during a dispute over a bet on the NBA Finals, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Joseph Davis Jr., 38, has been charged with murder in the incident. Reports say he went to the home over a $50 debt on the bet and when things got hot, a stray bullet hit Wells, the mother of three.

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