‘Stalker’ ex-husband turns up on doorstep of estranged wife and shoots dead her husband before fleeing for Mexico border
Mother of two says that she is almost destitute after husband was shot and killed on June 28, in a Houston, Texas suburb
Amanda Harris, 36, was also left with wounds to her arms and legs
Shayantan Ghose showed up to a party uninvited, at the home of his ex-wife and her husband Clarence Wayne Harris sparking an argument
Ghouse, 41 shot the couple leaving Amanda with multiple injuries and her husband Clarence, 36, dead
The shooter was later arrested in New Mexico attempting to flee across the border
Harris is the mother of a special needs child and says she has no income
She had been divorced from Ghose for nine years
Ghose has been charged with murder, bail was set at $150,000
Amanda Harris was attacked by her ex-spouse on June 28, leaving her husband Clarence Wayne Harris II dead (photo)
The mother of two children has been left ‘devastated’ and on the verge of destitution after her husband of five years was shot and killed by her ex-spouse late last month in Houston, Texas.
‘He was an incredible person. It’s just destroyed us, my girls and I are just destroyed,’ Amanda Harris told local Houston broadcaster KPRC following the deadly incident.
League City Police say that on the night of June 28, Shayantan Ghose showed up to a party the couple had thrown at their home as an uninvited guest.
Before the shooting Shayantan Ghose showed up to a party uninvited, at the home of his ex-wife Amanda Harris and her husband Clarence Wayne Harris. Ghose was later captured at the New Mexico border trying to avoid arrest
Amanda Harris is the mother of a special needs child and says she has no income
Harris called to complain that Ghose, 41, was waiting at her front door and claimed she was being stalked by her ex-husband.
The event led to a heated argument between Ghose and the couple, according to police.
Moments later Clarence Wayne Harris II was left dead on the driveway after suffering multiple gunshot wounds to his body.
Before the shooting, Ghose showed up to a party at the Harris home uninvited
Ghose showed up to a party at the couple’s home uninvited, leading to a heated argument, Ghose then turned the gun on his ex-wife, inflicting wounds on her legs and arms.
Two children, including the victim’s 10-year-old daughter, who witnessed the shootings narrated what they saw to Det. J. Griffith Of Houston PD.
“The children were in the car with Amanda Harris when they arrived at the home and noticed Ghose standing by the front door arguing with Clarence. Ghose was then seen pointing his gun at Clarence Harris and shooting him,” Griffith said.
Ghose then turned his rage towards his ex-wife Amanda.
Amanda Harris, was shot twice, before Ghose took his gun, held it to her head and pulled the trigger. Luckily it did not fire.
Investigators recovered a 9mm Smith and Wesson M&P in the driveway of the home, and a 9mm Firestar Plus was found on a table by the front door. Eleven spent .40 caliber shell casings were also found at the scene.
Ghose was later arrested at a border checkpoint in New Mexico after attempting to flee capture. He has been charged with murder and bail has been set for $150,000.
Harris, said that the two had been divorced over nine years, but that Ghose refused to move on and stayed a presence in her life.
Harris later told KPRC in an interview that the deadly incident has turned her life upside down, leaving her to care for her 11-year-old and 3-year-old daughter, who was born without an esophagus and has special needs,- with no job and no source of income.
‘We’re faced with losing our home and everything else,’ Harris said.