HCSO: Juvenile detained after woman injured, her boyfriend killed in shooting at Katy home
Authorities detained a juvenile after one man was killed and one woman was injured in a shooting at a house party in Katy on Sunday morning.
The shooting happened at a home off of Pepperell Place Street in Katy.
Around midnight, deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a shooting at the home. Upon arrival, they discovered two gunshot victims: A man and a woman. The man was declared dead at the scene, officials said. The woman was transported to a nearby trauma center. She is expected to survive.
Family members who witnessed the incident said the juvenile shot his sister’s boyfriend and his sister.
Police said there were around 10 people in the house during the shooting. The homeowners are traveling and outside of the country, according to authorities.
Update: preliminary info indicates abt 10 young adults & teens were gathered at the home when a disturbance began btwn a juvenile male & the male victim. The juvenile discharged a shotgun at the victim, striking & killing him. A female was also struck. Investigation is on-going. https://t.co/mFtPD6VziO— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) December 1, 2019
The juvenile is detained but not in custody in relation to the shooting, HCSO Sheriff Ed Gonzalez in a tweet.
He was detained at the scene, but not currently in custody. Investigators are still conducting follow-up investigation and will review their findings with a juvenile prosecutor in the near future. RT @KPRC2Vincent: https://t.co/3CltElR5Pf— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) December 1, 2019
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