Child falls from third-floor balcony at NW Houston apartment

7-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A young boy is fighting for his life after he fell from a third-floor balcony at northwest Harris County apartment complex.

According to a neighbor, 7-year-old Abraham was playing with friends when he leaned over the railing and slipped at their apartment in the 5500 block of Timber Creek Place.

Abraham was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The neighbor who called 911 said the balconies at the complex are dangerous.