Girl, 7, shot in stomach in southeast Houston, police say

HOUSTON – A 7-year-old girl was taken to a local trauma center after being shot in the stomach Tuesday night in southeast Houston, police said.

The shooting was reported at 9:04 p.m. in the 8500 block of Broadway Street.

Police say initial investigations indicate a man was being robbed by two suspects when one of the suspects began firing at the man.

A bullet fragment from the gunfire struck the girl who was in the parking lot of a nearby laundromat, police say.

The suspects fled in a grey Chevy Malibu, police say, and no arrests have been made so far.

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