The Senseless Violence Continues in Harris County

Harris County is continuing to see daily acts of violence that make no sense. Here are a few examples from the last 24 hours:

  • A loaded gun was found in a Houston home by an 8 year old child. That child pointed, shot and seriously wounded a 5-year old child. HPD is working to discover what the circumstances around the incident The 5-year old is in critical condition.
  • Last night around 7:30 a woman was shot outside her Houston home in a apparent drive-by shooting. She was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to live. Police are conducting an ongoing investigation.
  • Last night a Houston man in his 40s was shot multiple times outside a gas station near the gulf freeway.
  • Early this morning a young man (20-ish) came out of a southeast Houston bar to grab a smoke when a couple of males approached him, started an altercation that ended with the young man being shot and killed. HPD is saying the motive for the killing is still unknown.


Police examining crime scene with gun on ground

Houston crime scenePhoto: Getty Images

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