HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Police Department is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex on W 34th Street that left a 5-year-old girl fighting for her life in the hospital.
The Houston Fire Department initially responded to a call of an electrical shock within the apartment complex around 1 a.m. Monday morning. When officials arrived they found a little girl with a gunshot wound in critical condition.
The child’s mother says she woke in the middle of the night after hearing a gunshot then discovered her daughter laying on the ground and her 14-year-old son standing nearby in a panic. The son is said to have fled the apartment complex and they are still looking for him.
Investigators are trying to determine if this was an accidental shooting.