Child Shot in Southwest Houston

Houston police say they are investigating a case of road rage.

Officials confirm a 1-year-old was shot in southwest Houston.

The shooting happened near a gas station at 8601 Southwest Freeway around 1:15 p.m.

Police say someone started shooting into the victim's car, where a 1-year-old and another young child were inside.

The 1-year-old was shot once in the upper shoulder area, according to police.

The child was transported to Texas Children's Hospital in stable condition.

HPD commanders, Major Assaults detectives & PIO are en route to scene of a child shot near a gas station at 8601 Southwest Fwy inbound. Preliminary info is the child was transported to an area hospital with at least one gunshot wound in an unknown condition.#hounews
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice)May 1, 2019

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