HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – An investigation is underway after three teens were shot and one teen was injured at a house party near Baytown late Friday night, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.
It happened in the 4300 block of Firebrush Drive near Lemongrass Avenue at around 11:30 p.m.
According to Gonzalez, deputies received reports of gunfire at a teen house party where an estimated 100 to 200 people were in attendance.
It was initially believed that 4 teens were shot. We’ve since determined that 3 were shot and 1 was injured as a result of a fall. No other reported injuries at this time. https://t.co/YKMDI9LwA3— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) February 25, 2023
Deputies said two of the teens, whose ages are 18 and 19, were found with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to the hospital via ambulance.
Two other teens reportedly took themselves to the hospital via private vehicle. Of those two, Sheriff Gonzalez said one of them suffered injuries due to a fall.
While three of the teens remain stable, the 19-year-old who was shot remains in critical condition.
At this time, deputies are investigating what led to the shooting.
Deputies ask anyone with information in this case is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 713-222-TIPS.