HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An 11-year-old girl was shot multiple times
when gunmen fired shots into a home on Houston's southside overnight,
According to Houston police, an SUV stopped near a house in the 900 block of Blanchard Hill just after 5 a.m. Sunday.
least two men exited the SUV and started firing multiple rounds at the
home, HPD said. They got back into the SUV and fled the scene.
investigators said an 11-year-old girl was shot approximately four
times in her face, chest, arms and legs. She was taken to the hospital
with serious injuries, but is expected to survive.
There were four people inside the house at the time of the shooting, but only the 11-year-old was struck, HPD said.
now our detectives and our crime scene unit are processing the scene
and performing interviews to see what we can find out," HPD Commander
Jonathon Halliday said. "We don't know the motive right now. There is
some surveillance video, but we've just initially reviewed it. So the
only description we now have is an SUV with three males wearing
Due to foggy conditions Sunday morning, police said the license plate on the SUV couldn't be seen in the surveillance video.
in the area are urged to check their security cameras. Anyone with
additional videos or information in the case is urged to contact HPD
Major Assaults at (713) 308-8800.