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Suspect in shooting that injured 7-year-old boy arrested

Omarion Bailey is seen in this photo released by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Dec. 9, 2018.
Omarion Bailey is seen in this photo released by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Dec. 9, 2018. (HCSO)

HOUSTON – The man accused of shooting into a car last weekend and wounding a 7-year-old boy inside has been arrested.

Omarion Bailey, 19, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Dec. 8 shooting on Little Bighorn Drive near Katy. 

Harris County deputies say Bailey fired into the car that was being driven by an 18-year-old man traveling with his 6- and 7-year-old brothers. 

The 7-year-old boy was hit in the back by one of the shots and is expected to recover, deputies said.

Bailey was charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle involving a discharged firearm, aggravated assault with serious bodily injury and deadly conduct. He was being held in the Harris County Jail.


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