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Teen dies after being shot while inside home in north Houston, police say

HOUSTON – Police said a teen is dead after he was shot while inside a home with his family in north Houston.

Officers said the shooting happened on Grenfell Lane and Hardy Street around 12:35 a.m.

According to investigators, 18-year-old Adrian Puerto was in his bedroom when he was shot through the door by an unknown suspect with a rifle. Police said a light-colored, four-door sedan was seen leaving the residence shortly after the shooting. Family members in the residence told officers they heard gunshots but did not witness the shooting.

According to police, paramedics rushed the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Investigators said the family doesn’t know why they were targeted. Multiple casings were found in a ditch across the street, officers said.

So far, police said no arrests have been made.


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