15-year-old teen gunned down in Houston's Fifth Ward, police searching for suspects

Photo from the scene of the shooting in Houston's Fifth Ward. 

An investigation is underway after a 15-year-old was killed in Houston's Fifth Ward on Monday evening. 

Officials said the shooting occurred on the 2900 block of Brewster Street, just after 6:15 p.m.

When first responders arrived on the scene, they found the teen shot in the torso. 

The teen was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he later died. 


Authorities said a vehicle was seen leaving the scene. 

Police said they are reviewing video and interviewing witnesses. 

If you have any information on this shooting, contact Houston police or Houston Crimestoppers.