17-year-old shot in SE Houston is 10th teen to die of gun violence in 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Yet another teen has been shot and killed, this time in southeast Houston.

A 17-year-old is the latest victim of gun violence.

Police say the teen was walking in the median of MLK near Orem when a gray Cadillac pulled up and someone inside fired several shots. The teen was taken to a hospital, where he died.

This shooting is adding to a grim number.

Ten teens have been killed by gunfire so far this year in Harris County. That's almost one every other day. That figure is higher than the last five years in the same time period.

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