Man charged with bodily injury to a child after girl shot in head during road rage incident

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man who was accused of shooting a 9-year-old girl in the head has been charged after what Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez described as a drive-by shooting linked to road rage last week.

Kenneth Ross Gray, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday night. He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after threatening the girl's father, and serious bodily injury to a child, according to court records.

Deputies responded to the 19900 block of Masters Manor Lane in the Katy area last Friday around 4:40 p.m. A witness told them a man, with his wife and two children in the car, stopped, got out and yelled for help. Moments later, another car pulled up.
"[They] pulled up very fast, really quickly next to the father. Someone in that vehicle extended a gun outside a window and fired multiple shots into the family's vehicle," said Jason Spencer, a spokesperson for the Harris County Sheriff's Office. "We have a young girl who is fighting for her life right now."

The girl was flown to the medical center with a gunshot wound to her head. She underwent surgery that night. Sheriff Gonzalez gave an update Wednesday and said she is recovering from the head wound.

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