Lufkin man found guilty in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

WEBXTRA: Prosecution, defense rest in murder trial of man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend

LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - UPDATE: Andre Woods was found guilty of murder. His sentencing is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday. The jury deliberated for less than a hour before reaching their decision.

Closing arguments are underway in the murder trial of a Lufkin man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend.

Andre Montrel Woods has been in the Angelina County Jail since May 2018. He’s charged in the death of Ashleigh Elijah, 24, of Lufkin.

Lufkin police say Woods shot Elijah following an argument in the 600 block of Chester Street. Elijah, who had moved to Houston, was in Lufkin visiting a friend when the shooting happened.

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