HOUSTON – An 11-year-old girl is expected to survive after police say bullets pierced through her family’s home, striking her several times.
It happened in the 900 block of Blanchard Hill Lane near Almeda Genoa Road in southwest Houston Sunday morning.
Police say at around 5 a.m. an SUV with three suspects parked down the street from the girl’s home. That was when police said they started shooting at the house and three cars surrounding the home.
The suspects returned to the SUV and drove off.
The girl was with her family inside their home when bullets started to pierce through it, hitting her in the face, arms, hands, and legs, according to police. She was taken to an area hospital and is expected to live.
Police said the girl’s mom, boyfriend, and her sibling were in the home at the time of the shooting.
Police do not have a description of the suspects at this time.
Police believe they fled in an SUV.
KPRC 2 will bring updates as they become available.