HARRIS COUNTY, Texas A Friday morning home invasion sent a teenager to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his stomach and leg, deputies said.
According to the Harris County Sheriff s Office, it happened around 7 a.m. in the 4800-block of Debeney Drive near Mac Naughton Drive.
Deputies said four suspects rushed into a home where a mother and her two teenage sons were sleeping. The suspects shot one of the sons, a 17-year-old, multiple times and then fled the scene.
The wounded teen was sent to the hospital in critical but stable condition.
Church friends arrived at the home to comfort the teen s mom, who was visibly upset.
As part of the investigation, sheriff s deputies tested the teenager and his mom for gunshot residue. They said the testing was routine.
A neighbor told KHOU 11 News the family s father owns a remodeling business, and he was out of town at the time of the invasion.
It wasn t immediately known what the motive for the invasion was.
Anyone with information is asked to call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or the Harris County Sheriff s Office at 713-755-6044.