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2nd suspect wanted in 7-year-old boy's shooting arrested

KATY, Texas – A second suspect involved in a shooting that left a 7-year-old boy wounded on Dec. 8. was arrested Sunday morning, police said.

The first suspect is identified as 19-year-old Omarion Philip Bailey and the second suspect is identified as 18-year-old Brandon Wayne Savoie.

The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. in the 20000 block of Little Bighorn Drive near Gray Hawk Lane in west Harris County.

Harris County deputies said Savoie is charged tampering with or fabricating evidence in relation to the shooting incident. Bailey is currently in custody and awaiting arraignment, officials said.

Deputies said Savoie allowed Bailey to drive his vehicle while he was riding in the passenger seat of the 2003 Infiniti. Deputies said Bailey shot into a Cadillac Escalade driven by an 18-year-old man accompanied by his younger brothers, ages 6 and 7.

The 7-year-old child is in good condition after being shot on Dec. 8, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The child was taken to a hospital by Life Flight, where he underwent surgery. Deputies said the child is expected to survive.