14-year-old injured during drive-by shooting in southwest Houston, police say

Houston police investigate a shooting the night of Feb. 28 between two apartments in the Westwood area.

HOUSTON — A 14-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after a driveby shooting Wednesday night in the Westwood area, according to the Houston Police Department.

HPD responded around 11:10 p.m. to the 9900 block of Club Creek Drive, between the Santa Barbara and Valle Vista apartments, where officers found the teen lying on the sidewalk. Investigators said the victim and a teenage girl were walking when a vehicle pulled up to them and someone inside fired multiple shots.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition, police said. The girl was not injured.

No suspects have been identified and the shooting is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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