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Teen dies in drive-by shooting on Houston's south side

Houston police tweeted just after 4:30 p.m. that this happened in the 11400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Credit: HPD
A 17-year-old died after being wounded during a drive-by shooting in the south side Friday afternoon.

HOUSTON — A 17-year-old died after being wounded during a drive-by shooting on Houston's south side Friday afternoon.

Houston police tweeted just after 4:30 p.m. that this happened in the 11400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The teen was transported to a Ben Taub Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said the victim was shot by one or more males seen driving by in a silver, four-door sedan that fled the scene northbound on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.