17-year-old shot in chest in Acres Homes, police say

A teenager is expected to survive after he was shot in the chest in Acres Home in northwest Houston early Saturday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

Officer responded to reports of a shooting around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Wheatley Street and Glenn Avenue.

Police said someone in a black sedan pulled up to a group of and began shooting, hitting the 17-year-old in the chest.

The teenager was transported to a nearby hospital. He is expected to survive.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team in 2019. When she’s not hard at work in the KPRC 2 newsroom, you can find Bri drinking away her hard earned wages at JuiceLand, running around Hermann Park, listening to crime podcasts or ransacking the magazine stand at Barnes & Noble.