The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Thursday on Crescentbreeze Lane near Ashford Green in southwest Harris County.
According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, a man and a pregnant woman took the teen to sell the phone.
As the teen handed the phone over, deputies say the buyer fired shots, stole the phone and drove off in a gray vehicle.
The teen was shot in the hand. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
The man with him had a graze wound to his back.
The pregnant woman was not injured.
A 14yo was shot while trying to sell his iPhone, deputies say. He’s in the hospital right now. Still a crime scene in SW Harris Co neighborhood. We counted 28 shell casings. Wow. More: https://t.co/be0cDsCbcI #abc13 pic.twitter.com/0h28DzTCfJ— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13) June 20, 2019
The windshield of a Mercedes sedan at the scene had several bullet holes.
Deputies aren't sure why the specific meet-up location was chosen.
No one is in custody.
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