Man shot in north Houston, crashes into home


by Drew Karedes / KHOU 11 News

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 23 at 11:22 PM

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HOUSTON -- Police said residents in north Houston were in quite a bit of danger on Friday evening as two cars chased each other through their neighborhood.

The incident happened at 16001 Cotillion at Imperial Valley.

The chase started after a fight, according to authorities.

A family said they were minding their own business in a first-story unit when one of the cars came crashing through their home.

The man driving that car had been shot in the head and chest and lost control, barreling into the complex. The car was lodged in the building.

Police said a child inside the apartment was rushed to the hospital with minor injuries and is expected to be okay.

The damage caused by this crash was extensive.

The driver who was shot and lost control was rushed to Ben Taub in critical condition.

Police were still searching for the man who pulled the trigger.