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Teen shot after pickup basketball game in southwest Houston

Even though he was critically injured, the victim managed to drive himself to the hospital.

HOUSTON — A teenage boy was shot while he was playing basketball at a neighborhood court in southwest Houston, according to Houston Police.

They got the call about 5:15 p.m. Monday about the shooting in the 5900 block of Beaconridge Drive, which is just outside the Beltway near South Post Oak.

Police say 18-year-old Donald Dixon and his friends were celebrating their win, when the suspect got a gun from his vehicle and shot him.

Dixon managed to drive himself to a Pearland hospital before he was transferred by Life Flight to HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake.

At last check, he was in critical condition.

The suspect got away in a black Toyota Camry. 

There were two other juveniles who were shot on Monday. The links to those stories are below: