4-year-old girl, woman shot after southeast Houston drive-by, HPD says

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

HOUSTON, Texas – A 4-year-old girl and a 48-year-old woman were shot in southeast Houston on Saturday night, Houston police said Monday.

Initial details from Houston police confirmed the shooting took place in the 6900 block of Moss Rose Street. Authorities were called to the scene around 8:18 p.m.

Police said the woman and child were inside their home when unknown suspects drove by and fired multiple shots into the house. The victims were transported to an area hospital in stable condition, according to Houston police.

Initial reporting from Houston police said a man was grazed and treated at the scene, but no information was released about him in the news release Monday.

At this time, there is no known motive or suspect(s). Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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