Grand Prairie woman arrested in father's shooting death

A Grand Prairie woman is being held by police on a murder charge for the shooting death of her elderly father.

At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, Grand Prairie police responded to the 1900 block of Westminster regarding a shooting.

Cassie Hughes, 51, told police over the phone that she had shot another family member and would surrender to police once they arrived.

Inside the home, officers found the victim, 90-year-old Robert Hughes, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Cassie Hughes surrendered and was taken into custody. She is being held at the Grand Prairie Detention Center on a murder charge and $200,000 bond.

Police are still investigating the suspect’s motive.

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