14-year-old charged after 'unintentionally' shooting 16-year-old cousin in Cypress, HCSO says

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Sunday, May 7, 2023
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CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- A 16-year-old girl is fighting for her life after what deputies say was an accidental shooting in the Cypress area Sunday morning.

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The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened in the 19700 block of Redwood Manor Lane at about 1:20 a.m.

Investigators said a 14-year-old "unintentionally" fired a gun and struck his 16-year-old cousin.

The victim was flown to the hospital by LifeFlight in critical condition.

The 14-year-old was charged with reckless aggravated assault and booked into the juvenile detention center.

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