15-year-old shooting victim found dead in Gulfton area, police say

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HOUSTON — Houston police are searching for the alleged gunman who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy in the Gulfton area.

Police responded to the Napolean Square Apartments on Gulfton Drive at Rampart Street after security guards reported shots fired around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. When emergency services arrived, paramedics found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of now, investigators have little to go on with no motive or witnesses.

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  However, it’s been confirmed the teen was an apartment resident.

Anyone with information related to the shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).