HOUSTON - A 14-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in the neck by a stray bullet at Haviland Park Saturday in southwest Houston, police said.
The shooting was reported around 7 p.m. at 11600 Haviland St.
Police said the teen was playing basketball with friends when the stray bullet struck him in the neck. The teen was taken to Southwest Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition, officials said.
Police believe the bullet came from a group of men across the street. Police said the men were playing dominoes when a dark-colored car pulled up and started shooting.
No arrests have been made.
Houston Police say a stray bullet hit a 14yo boy in the neck while he was playing basketball at Haviland Park. He is alive. HPD says a group of men at the park were playing dice or dominoes when someone in a dark car pulled up & started shooting. No suspects at this time @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/ppSiEw5GfN — Sophia Beausoleil (@kprc2sophiab) January 14, 2018
Copyright 2018 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.