16-year-old boy hospitalized after being shot in east Houston

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Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Police said the teen, who suffered more than one gunshot wound, went back to his apartment and told family he was injured.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A teen has been hospitalized after being shot multiple times Wednesday night.

At about 9 p.m. Houston police said officers responded to a shooting in the 12200 block of Fleming.

Police said the teen went to his apartment and told family members he was shot somewhere in one of the buildings.

The circumstances behind the shooting are unclear, but police said the teen was taken to the hospital. In a 9:30 p.m. update, police said the teen was in surgery.