Girl shot with 9mm during water gun fight

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SPRING-  Have you heard the saying, "never bring a knife to a gun fight"?  Well you should also never bring a real gun, to a super soaker skirmish.

A 15- year old Spring girl was shot in the shoulder by an adult who was showing off his 9mm handgun.

A neighbor, who didn't want to be identified, gives us the 4-1-1, "Family and friends were gathering for a barbecue or a cookout that they were having. And they were playing with water guns, having a good time.  A friend of the family came over and he actually had a gun. He started playing with it- he thought the safety was on. It went off twice.  One hit my mom's car and one actually hit the girl."

The teenager was taken by ambulance to Memorial Hermann Hospital in The Woodlands, where she's in stable condition.

Precinct 4 Constables have arrested the shooter, but have not released his name.

Fear and concern for parents all because one guy wanted to show off his gun... instead a fun evening was "shot to hell".

1 Comment

  • beeja abhayama

    This incident happened in my daughter’s neighborhood. The girl who was shot is a friend of my grandchildren. They could have been present, but luckily weren’t. I am offended by the disrespectful, flippant way you presented this story. It could have been tragic. And to make light of this idiot who was “showing off” his gun in a neighborhood full of kids is irresponsible journalism. They should charge the shooter to the fullest extent of the law. People like him should not be allowed to own guns, of which there are far too many.

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