A man is in custody after investigators said he accidentally shot his girlfriend in the chest in northwest Houston.
It happened on Airline and Aldine Bender around 11 p.m. Thursday.
Officials said the woman was rushed to Ben Taub General
Hospital in serious, but stable condition.
Police said she managed to tell them her boyfriend shot her, but that it was an accident.
Investigators said he was showing her his gun when they dropped it and it went off.
The boyfriend was taken into custody because he doesn't have a license for the gun.