CYPRESS — Cy-Fair Fire Department crews responded to a shooting death late last night.

According to CFFD, EMS medics pronounced an adult female dead on the scene. The shooting occurred in the 11300 block of Timber Crest Drive.


The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

According to the HCSO: on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at approximately 11:00 p.m., deputies with the Harris County Sheriff Office responded to a call of a drive-by shooting in the 11200 block of Timber Crest Dr. in northwest Harris County. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the victim, 20-year-old Sierra Rhodd, unresponsive from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS arrived on the scene and pronounced Rhodd deceased. Deputies spoke with the victim’s parents and 15-year old brother who stated they were home watching television when someone begin shooting in to their home. Deputies learned that the victim’s 15-year old brother discharged a handgun at the suspects as they were fleeing. Deputies also learned the victim, who has cerebral palsy, was in her bedroom in bed at the time of the shooting. Deputies learned that video surveillance footage captured three vehicles, a dark colored sedan, a motorcycle and truck traveling westbound towards the victim’s residence prior to the shooting. Neighbors reported seeing a dark colored sedan and a red pickup truck fleeing the scene immediately after the shooting.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. The investigation revealed the motive for the shooting to be a retaliation against the victim’s 15-year-old brother due to an ongoing feud with several individuals. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Homicide Unit at 713-221-6000.

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