HOUSTON - A teenager accused of shooting his 5-year-old sister in the stomach has turned himself in.
Police say the teen surrendered to the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.
His case is being referred to that department on a charge of reckless aggravated assault.
The weapon used in the shooting has not been recovered.
The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. Monday at the Ranch at Silver Creek Apartments.
Police say the mother awoke after hearing a gunshot and found the 5-year-old girl on the ground and her 14-year-old son in a panic. She says he grabbed the gun from the floor and left the apartment.
The 5-year-old girl was taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition.