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Update on Incident at 11715 South Glen

July 25, 2005 -- Charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and injury to a child have been filed against Amin Shehzad Hussein (w/m DOB: 8-31-60) in the 339th State District Court regarding the shooting of a 2-year old that occurred at 11715 South Glen about 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2005.

Details of the incident are as follows:

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. She was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and was later transferred to Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital by Life Flight in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L. Baimbridge and Officer N. Ruland reported:

Several juveniles were playing football in the courtyard of the apartment complex. During the game, a football accidentally broke Hussein's window. He came outside and confronted the group of juveniles. Hussein pulled a pistol from his pocket and raised it towards two of the juveniles. The juveniles ran away from Hussein and he fired one shot, striking a two-year-old child who was being held by a third juvenile. The bullet struck the infant in the neck.

Update AW / MES 7-25-05
JGA 7-24-05

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