Incident at 3815 Ranch

May 26, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the death of a child at 3815 Ranch about 12:17 p.m. on Friday (May 25).

The victim, a 5 year-old-child, sustained a gunshot wound to the face and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Cruz and Officer R. Cervantes reported:

HPD officers and HFD personnel arrived at the scene and began treating the child with severe injury to the face. It was discovered once at the hospital that the child had sustained a gunshot wound to the face. At this time the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JGA 5-26-07
Inc# 076679407

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.