CYPRESS — According to police reports, on January 21, 2019, at approximately 3:07 a.m.,  HCSO District 4 patrol units responded to 16978 Jenikay Lane in reference to a male, Oscar Alvarado, 17, who was said to have accidentally shot himself.

The location is near CFISD’s Watkins Middle School. The Cypress News Review has included the location on an image from Google Maps for reference.

The victim’s girlfriend, Anabel Lopez, stated he was playing with the gun when it accidentally discharged.

The bullet struck Alvarado in the shoulder and exited the other shoulder. Alvarado was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.

Upon being interviewed by Homicide Investigators, Anabel Lopez admitted she was playing with the gun and accidentally shot Alvarado.

HCDA accepted the charge of Manslaughter on Lopez and she was booked into the Harris County Jail.

Harris County Sheriff's Office booking photo
Harris County Sheriff’s Office booking photo of Anabel Lopez. (HCSO)
A reference for the location of the shooting death of Oscar Alvarado, 17, by Anabel Lopez, 17, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at approximately 3:07 a.m. (Google Maps)
A reference for the location of the shooting death of Oscar Alvarado, 17, by Anabel Lopez, 17, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at approximately 3:07 a.m. (Google Maps)

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