February 28, 2024

08.25.20 Official Press Release Concerning Shooting that Occurred in Devinwood Subdivision Monday Night

(See our previous post for the video of this press release) 2020-41189 Domestic dispute ends in shooting ****UPDATE – 8-25-20 @ 3:15 p.m.**** Baytown Homicide Detectives worked through the night conducting interviews and reviewing evidence uncovered during the course of their investigation into the senseless and tragic shooting of 39-year-old Christina Payne, which occurred yesterday evening in the 10500 block of Devinwood Drive. Early this morning Homicide Detectives presented those findings to the Chambers County District Attorney’s Office and as a result charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon have been accepted and filed on 40-year-old Marquis Posey of Baytown, the father of Ms. Payne’s child. Ms. Payne remains hospitalized and in extremely critical condition, thus the charges against Mr. Posey could be upgraded should Ms. Payne’s condition worsen. ================================================================ On August 24th at approximately 7:40 p.m., Baytown Police responded to a residence in the 10500 block of Devinwood Drive in reference to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found 39-year-old Christina Payne of Pearland, lying in the driveway of the residence, suffering from what appears to be a single gunshot wound to the head. Officers attempted to render aid to Ms. Payne until Medical personnel arrived on scene, and subsequently air lifted her to Herman Hospital in Houston. During the initial investigation, Detectives learned that the Ms. Payne arrived at the residence, where the father of her child, who lived at the residence, confronted her in the driveway. The two appeared to have some type of altercation, during which Ms. Payne was shot one time. Detectives continue to investigate this shooting in an effort to uncover all the facts and circumstances and as such will be working throughout the night, interviewing witnesses and processing evidence uncovered at the scene to do so.

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