HCSO: Child injured in drive-by shooting in Harris County

Child injured in road rage shooting in Harris County, authorities say
Child injured in road rage shooting in Harris County, authorities say (KPRC 2)

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A 10-year-old child sustained minor injuries in a shooting in Harris County Sunday.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the 15200 block of Pecan Landing Drive.

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Violent Crimes Units were called to the scene. A preliminary investigation determined the complainant vehicle, a white pickup truck, and the suspect vehicle, described by authorities as a white SUV, were traveling westbound down a road when the complainant vehicle attempted to pass the suspect vehicle because it was driving at a low rate of speed. Someone in the suspect vehicle fired multiple rounds at the pickup truck , injuring a child inside.

The child was transported to area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, investigators said.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at (713) 221-6000.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.