Teenage boy shot while sleeping in SW Houston

July 25, 2011 3:05:46 AM PDT
A 14-year old is in the hospital today after he was shot in the stomach. It happened in west Houston on Ocee near Richmond just before 2am.

A man told police his gun accidently discharged when he was trying to put it away. A bullet went through a wall and hit the 14-year old who was asleep in an apartment next door. The 14-year old is expected to survive.

The gun owner will be charged with reckless discharge of a firearm.