HCSO: 6-year-old hit by stray bullet while others in the area were firing guns
HOUSTON - A 6-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after he was hit by a stray bullet in north Harris County on Monday night.
The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 15400 block of Bammel Fields Road.
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According to the sheriff’s office, an unknown person or people were shooting in an area behind some houses, in the direction of the homes.
Authorities say one of the bullets entered a house and struck the boy. He was taken to the hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.
A black sedan, possibly a newer model Camaro with tinted windows, was seen on the street behind the address and left the neighborhood, HCSO says.
The sheriff’s office says neighbors told them there have been other times when people were parked in the same location, shooting in the direction of the homes.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Unit or Crime Stoppers.