HOUSTON An 18-year-old is in hospital fighting for his life after he was shot walking down the street early Saturday, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, two to three armed men jumped out of a car demanded the wallets of two teenage males who were out for a walk after being at a friend s house.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Cornell Street and East 40th in northwest Houston.

The teen victim told the gunmen he didn t have one so they shot him in the chest, police said.

He was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition. The other teen victim was not injured during the robbery.

Police said the suspects remain at large.

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