HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A number of children were injured or killed by violence over the last year.
Jan. 11, 2018 - Stephen Verdell Jr., 16, was shot and killed at a school bus stop.
March 1, 2018 - Tristian Hutchins, 8, was killed and his younger sister, Kheristian, was injured during a drive-by shooting.
May 15, 2018 - Sir Romeo Milam, 4, was injured during a gunfight at an apartment complex.
Nov. 13, 2018 - Delindsey Dwayne Mack, 18, was killed and a 15-year-old girl was injured after a gunman wearing a mask fired at them about a dozen times.
Nov. 25, 2018 - Angel Morales, 13, was shot and killed at a neighborhood block party.
Dec. 14, 2018 - A 7-year-old boy was injured during a drive-by shooting in Katy.
Dec. 30, 2018 - Jazmine Barnes, 7, was killed and her mother wounded when deputies said someone in a red truck allegedly opened fire on their vehicle.
Jan. 3, 2019 - Police say Junaid Mehmood confessed to killing three children and shooting a woman in Texas City.
Jan. 16, 2019 - Police say a young boy is dead after he was accidentally shot by his cousin while playing with a gun.
Jan. 19, 2019 - A gathering of friends took a horrific and tragic turn when 13-year-old Gabe Fernandez lost his life after being accidentally shot while his best friend was handling a loaded gun.
Jan. 27, 2019 - A 13-year-old girl was injured in a drive-by shooting when bullets flew into her bedroom overnight in northeast Houston.
In a separate incident, 15-year-old Makaila Simon was shot and killed. Simon's boyfriend, 17-year-old Javon Martin, faced charges of criminally negligent homicide.
March 30, 2019 - Houston police say a 2-year-old boy was shot twice while at a park in southwest Houston.
June 9, 2019 - Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said an unknown person shot into a home using an assault rifle, ultimately striking and killing Kamren Cassius Jones while he was sleeping. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
July 3, 2019 - Two-year-old Ivory West Jr. was killed when he, his father and father's friend were shot inside the family's garage in the Spring area.
Houston area children recently injured or killed by violence