15-year-old shot during ongoing dispute with 13-year-old in NE Houston, police say

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Friday, July 9, 2021
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The 15-year-old had an ongoing dispute with a 13-year-old, who then opened fire, striking the 15-year-old, police said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston teen is expected to survive after police say he was shot by a 13-year-old in an ongoing dispute.

The incident happened Thursday around 7 p.m. The 15-year-old was one of three teens riding in a vehicle in a parking lot near a fire station in the 600 block of Maxey Road.

The 15-year-old in the car saw a 13-year-old on foot, according to Houston police. The teens had been in some sort of ongoing dispute, when the 13-year-old reportedly started shooting. In the shooting, the 15-year-old was hit in the buttocks.

The teen was taken to the fire station. From there, he was taken to a hospital.

While no other information was immediately disclosed, HPD said they are searching for a teen suspect.