Teen in custody after 14-year-old shot in neck with stolen gun, official say

HOUSTON – A teen was taken into custody after a 14-year-old was shot in the neck with a stolen gun Tuesday in northwest Harris County, officials said.

The shooting was reported at a home in the 19000 block of Ambrosia Falls Drive and Woodland Shore.

Officials said a 15-year-old shot the 14-year-old in the neck with a .38 caliber pistol. Officials said the 14-year-old was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition.

"Right now the 14-year-old is fighting for his life," said Constable Mark Herman.

It is unknown if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

Officials said the gun was stolen during a car burglary Tuesday morning.

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