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Woman accused of shooting, paralyzing daughter requests $1 million bond to be reduced

Published: Sep. 28, 2016 at 5:29 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Lubbock woman accused of shooting her daughter and turning the gun on herself in Feb. 2015 is wanting her million-dollar bond reduced.

On Sunday, Feb. 22, around Noon, police were called to a LakeRidge home in reference to a shooting. At the time of the shooting, family friend, Stephanie Lara said Brenda Gutierrez shot then 19-year-old Jessie Gutierrez, and then turned the gun around and shot herself twice.

Police arrived at the crime scene to find Jessie with one gunshot wound, and Brenda with two gunshot wounds.

Jessie and Brenda were both rushed to UMC. Both survived the shooting, however Jessie suffered a spinal cord injury and is now paralyzed from the waist down.

Brenda was charged with aggravated assault causing bodily injury with a deadly weapon. She is being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $1 million bond. She will be in court on Sept. 29, 2016 for a bond reduction hearing at the Lubbock County courthouse.

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