Teenager dies after Channelview shooting; deputies searching for suspects

Harris County sheriff's deputies are searching for suspects after a 17-year old was killed in northeast Harris County this morning.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said that deputies responded to reports of a shooting at around 3:20 this in Channelview. When they arrived at the scene, deputies said they found the 17-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The first arriving deputy at the scene was able to apply two tourniquets onto the victim, officials said. Deputies said he was transported to the hospital by an ambulance in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead.

Gonzalez said he believes at least two suspects were involved in the shooting, but deputies are unsure of what led up to it.

Gonzalez said he is unsure if the victim lives in the area.

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