Texas woman shoots nail salon owner after arguing over treatment prices


She nailed herself! Texas cops hunt woman ‘who shot salon owner over price of her mani-pedi after she left phone filled with SELFIES at scene’

  • Owner of nail salon in Katy, Texas, was shot in the chest during argument over manicure and pedicure prices with an unhappy customer on Saturday 
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Office says female client shot the male owner after he tried to push her out of the store
  • Deputies found suspect’s phone at the scene containing her selfies, and have since shared them publicly in a bid to track her down 
  • Accused shooter was last seen fleeing in dark-orange Ford Fusion  

A woman accused of shooting a nail salon owner after complaining about the price of her mani-pedi left a phone filled with selfies which have now been shared by cops to try and nab her.  

Photos of the heavily made-up suspect have been shared by Harris County Sheriff’s Office in Katy, Texas, after Saturday’s shooting at Katy Nails.  

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the confrontation began unfolding when two women entered the salon and were given a manicure and pedicure. 

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is searching for this woman, seen in selfies found on her phone that was left behind at the scene of a shooting in Katy, Texas

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is searching for this woman, seen in selfies found on her phone that was left behind at the scene of a shooting in Katy, Texas

The shooting suspect was last seen fleeing in this dark-orange Ford Fusion

The shooting suspect was last seen fleeing in this dark-orange Ford Fusion

The shooting suspect was last seen fleeing in this dark-orange Ford Fusion 

When it came time to pay, officials say both women were unhappy with the prices and began arguing with the 42-year-old Asian-American owner. 

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office told DailyMail.com he did not know how much the customers were being charged for services rendered at the salon.  

One of the women, dressed in a pink top and grey shorts, paid and walked out of the store, while the other, dressed in a black shirt, continued the verbal dispute with the male owner. 

According to the sheriff’s spokesperson, the owner told the woman to pay and leave, but in that moment her companion in the pink shirt returned. 

The woman in pink again began arguing with the salon operator, who allegedly tried to push her out of the store. 

Authorities say the owner of Katy Nails was shot on the chest during an argument with two customers over manicure and pedicure prices

Authorities say the owner of Katy Nails was shot on the chest during an argument with two customers over manicure and pedicure prices

Authorities say the owner of Katy Nails was shot on the chest during an argument with two customers over manicure and pedicure prices 

The woman seen in the selfies allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the 42-year-old owner of the salon after he tried to push her out of the store

The woman seen in the selfies allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the 42-year-old owner of the salon after he tried to push her out of the store

The woman seen in the selfies allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the 42-year-old owner of the salon after he tried to push her out of the store 

That is when the man pulled out a gun and shot the man once, striking him in the chest.

Both customers then fled to a burnt orange colored Ford Fusion and drove off.

The 42-year-old victim was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in critical but stable condition, which has since been upgraded to stable. 

Deputies who responded to the scene found the shooting suspect’s phone at the salon, which was found to contain her photos. 

The sheriff’s office has released the wanted woman’s selfies as part of an appeal to the public to help investigators identify her recovered the suspect’s phone on scene.

The sheriff’s spokesperson told DailyMail.com on Wednesday that investigators have received some good tips and were hoping to make an arrest as early as today. 

The suspect faces a charge of aggravated assault. Although the victim was Asian-American, at this time the attack is not being investigated as a hate crime. 

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Violent Crime unit at 713-274-9100.

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