HOUSTON – Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo provided an update on a shooting near a police station on the southeast side of town.
Police said the incident happened at around 10:32 p.m. in the 8300 block of Mykawa when officers were in the parking lot and said they heard gunshots being fired.
Chief Acevedo said a 20-year-old man picked up his 19-year-old brother and two 15-year-old girls who were babysitting a 5-year-old. According to Acevedo, the 20-year-old took them all to a park where he fired the AK-47 four to five times. Officers heard the shots as bullets struck trees at the police department. A helicopter quickly tracked everyone down.
Acevedo said the 20-year-old man was borrowing the AK-47 and the men were not targeting the station but hit some trees. According to Chief Acevedo, no one was injured during the shooting. Police said the men were detained without incident.
Police said the teenagers and the child were released to their parents and the 19-year-old man was let go as well.
The 20-year-old man has been charged with felony deadly conduct.