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17-year-old shot in the face during argument at Katy-area home

Fort Bend deputies were searching for the gunman overnight.

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — A 17-year-old was shot in the face in Katy Tuesday night.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a home in the 6300 block of Grayson Bend in the Westheimer Lakes subdivision. 

Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies said the teen got into an argument with the suspect and was shot in the cheek.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is expected to be OK. At least check, he was still in surgery.

Deputies believe the teen knows the suspect involved. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, he met them through social media.

They are searching for the suspect and have a vehicle description.

Deputies believe there is no threat to the public.


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