Shooting at Teen Party Leaves Four Injured in Harris County

Shooting at Teen Party Leaves Four Injured in Harris County

Overnight, at approximately 12:30 am, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service at the 4400 block of Mooney, near Hopper and Eastex Freeway in the Aldine area. Authorities discovered two teens, aged 17, with gunshot wounds – one to the leg and the other to the back.

Initial investigations suggest that a large party, attended by approximately 50-75 juveniles, was underway in a makeshift warehouse. The event, promoted through social media, took a violent turn when an unknown individual began shooting randomly.

The incident resulted in a total of four teens sustaining gunshot wounds, including two 17-year-olds, an 18-year-old, and a critical 19-year-old. The injured parties were transported to area hospitals, where the 19-year-old remains in critical condition, while the others are in fair condition and expected to survive.

As of now, no suspect has been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez highlighted the dangers of large social gatherings, emphasizing the potential for violence to erupt unexpectedly. Sheriff Gonzalez urged anyone with information to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-221-6000 or CrimeStoppers at 713-222-TIPS.