15-year-old mother in critical condition after shooting in southwest Houston, HPD says

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old mother in critical condition Thursday afternoon.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 7200 block of Kings Gate around 4:20 p.m.

According to HPD Lt. Crowson, the girl got into an argument or some sort of altercation with another teen and ended up shot.

“Several times in the chest and a couple times in the face,” said Sergeant David Solis.

The teen was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

“At some point during the shooting, there was a child involved. The child is not hurt, [however] we believe after the shooting, the victim went and grabbed the child,” Solis said.

Police say the female shooter involved remains on the run.

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