Three boys shot by masked gunman outside SE Houston apartment complex

Three boys are recovering after being shot outside an apartment complex in the Clear Lake area overnight.

Police say they were called to reports of a shooting at the complex located in the 1200 block of Redford Street near the Gulf Freeway at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.

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Arriving officers found the three victims, two 16-year-olds and a 14-year-old, with gunshot wounds.

Investigators say the three males were walking on the sidewalk at the apartment complex when an unknown male began shooting at them.

The 14-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and leg. One of the 16-year-olds suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh. It was initially reported he was also hit in the back. Officers applied a tourniquet to his leg before EMS arrived. They were both transported in critical, but stable, condition.

The other 16-year-old was able to run off and was picked up by a private car and taken to the hospital. He suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach and is in stable condition. It was initially reported that he was shot in the leg and foot.

All three victims are all expected to survive.

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The teens' parents told investigators that the gunman was wearing a gray hoodie and mask.

At this time, HPD says there is no known suspect description, however it is believed this was a targeted incident.

The investigation remains underway.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.