Investigation underway after 15-year-old killed in drive-by shooting in northeast Houston, HPD says

HOUSTON – A 15-year-old was reportedly shot and killed during a drive-by shooting in northeast Houston on Monday evening.

According to Houston police, the shooting took place in the 2900 block of Brewster Street near Liberty just about 5:20 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, police said they found the teen suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive on the driveway.

The victim was rushed to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The identity of the 15-year-old is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

During the investigation, police were reportedly told a gunshot was heard and a dark gray or green vehicle was seen fleeing the area.

Police said they do not have a description of the suspect at this time.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.


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