A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg. Officers on scene say the victim is expected to survive.
It is the latest in a disturbing trend of shootings involving teenagers in the last two months.
South Gessner officers are at a shooting scene 6000 Bissonnet. 15 year old male shot in the leg is expected to survive. 202 pic.twitter.com/2GqWprFo1i— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 19, 2021
Just a day before, a 16-year-old boy died during a daytime shooting in southeast Houston. That shooting happened at 4840 Jarmese St. near the South Loop and Cullen Boulevard at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday. The teen was rushed to the hospital where he later died. That deadly shooting remains under police investigation.
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