On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at approximately 3pm, Houston Police responded to a family disturbance with shots fired at 1502 Fellows. Upon their arrival witnesses told them that Lisa Thorn was moving out of the residence she shared with Starling Caston, who was her boyfriend.
Caston was watching Thorn pack her personal property when, he pulled out a handgun and shot her. Witnesses inside the home quickly fled the residence and called police. Police believed the suspect had barricaded himself and Thorn inside the house.
Houston SWAT was called to the scene. SWAT officers entered the home and found Ms. Thorn deceased inside, and Mr. Caston was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a back bedroom. This case was investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit.