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19-year-old pistol-whipped, dog killed during home invasion in NE Houston: HCSO

HOUSTON – Harris County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a home invasion that left a 19-year-old injured and a German Shepard fatally shot in northeast Houston Friday, deputies said.

Deputies said the incident happened in the 6900 block of Romona at around midnight.

Upon arrival, deputies said they found a distraught mother and bloody trailer. They also located a German Shepard dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

According to detectives, the 19-year-old was outside of his friend’s home when two men attacked him, held him at gunpoint and forced him to go down the street and open up his door. The teenager’s family was home during the incident, deputies said. His mother, father, 12-year-old brother and girlfriend heard the gunfire, then ran for their lives.

Deputies said the 19-year-old and his brother were so afraid, they were found hiding under a nearby trailer nearly an hour after the home invasion. The 19-year-old had a head injury from being pistol-whipped. Deputies said the 19-year-old was transported to an area hospital.


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