Texas nurse killed by celebratory gunfire while watching fireworks in her driveway on New Year’s Eve

A woman celebrating New Year’s Eve with her family died after she was shot by celebratory gunfire, according to Texas police.

Philippa Ashford, 61, was standing at the end of her driveway watching fireworks when she clutched herself and said, “I think I’ve been shot,” ABC13 reported.

She collapsed and died.

“At this point from our witnesses and seeing at the scene, we believe this may very well be a case of celebratory gunfire somewhere else in the neighborhood,” Harris County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Ben Beall said.

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