Houston shooting: 13-year-old boy killed on Broadway Street

Houston police believe the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old boy may have been targeted.

Officials say the shooting occurred around 12:47 a.m. Thursday at 8501 Broadway Street at the Plaza at Hobby Airport apartment complex.

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According to police, it appears the shooting was targeted in some way because the suspect shot from outside the window of an apartment unit into a bedroom.

The boy was shot multiple times. He was taken to the hospital, but he did not survive his injuries.

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Police say the suspect ran away before officers arrived. The suspect is described only as an African American male, 6 feet tall, with a slender build, in his early 20s. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweater and light-colored sweatpants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at (713)308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at (713)222-TIPS.