15-year-old boy shot in chest in W. Houston

KHOU 11's Ron Trevino reports

HOUSTON -- Houston police confirm they are investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old boy at an apartment complex on the west side.

The shooting occurred Saturday afternoon in the 1450 block of Lakeside Estate Drive, not far from Briar Forest and Wilcrest.

Police say the victim was shot in the chest.

Investigators say there are conflicting reports as to how the teen was shot. Some witnesses say it was a drive-by, but others claim the teen was accidentally shot.

At last check the injured teen survived the shooting but remained in the hospital.

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