HOUSTON, TX - Police say a teen was shot and killed in north Houston, and tragically, family members say the teen had just celebrated his 14th birthday. Investigators are still trying to figure out if this fatal shooting is connected to a robbery just down the road at this location on Goodson Drive. According to an HPD Lieutenant, the14-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, right around 2:00 am this morning on the 100 block of Goodson drive. Officials say that at the same time his shooting occurred, officers were also responding to a robbery scene just blocks away from on Goodson Drive.
One of the neighbors spoke about the tragedy. "He loves his mom. He loves to go fishing. It's hard for me to talk about." She said that he was happy and smiling when she last saw him. Another neighbor remarked, "This is a child who loves sports. I can't see anyone target him personally."
The 14-year-old was taken by ambulance to hospital in The Woodlands, where he later died.