The Houston Police Department investigated the shooting that took place in the 3900 block of King Street.
Northeast officers are at a shooting 3900 King. Adult female was shot in the leg. Initial information is victim was taking out the trash when she was confronted by two masked men. 202 pic.twitter.com/YLO19PLJgG— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 2, 2021
An acquaintance of the woman told ABC13 that the attempted robbery could have been even more tragic, if it hadn't been for the woman's cell phone. The device managed to stop one of the bullets from hitting the victim.
Officers did not disclose the reason for the incident or a description of the two suspects.