Reports came in around 5:30 p.m. Monday about the juvenile being shot.
Harris County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Rey del Pollo restaurant on Woodforest where the call originated.
@HCSOTexas is responding to a business located at 13400 block of Woodforest Blvd, reference to a juvenile male being shot. Male was transported to hospital by EMS, his condition is unknown. Investigators are enroute. #HouNews— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) April 1, 2019
The managers of the restaurant tell ABC13 Eyewitness News the boy was shot at a different location, and he ran to their business for help, where they let him inside and called 911.
The sheriff's office interviewed several teenagers on the scene and later let them go. There is no word on any suspects or arrests.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted an update on the teen who is being treated at a hospital, saying the boy is stable and is expected to survive.
Update on Woodforest: 16-year-old male is stable and is expected to survive.— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) April 1, 2019
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