Fatal Stabbing at 5700 Thousand Oaks Circle #1411

September 20, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a child at 5700 Thousand Oaks #1411 about 3:15 p.m. on Friday.

The male victim, two year-old Avery Rhodes Williams, suffered a stab wound to the chest and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second victim, Keenan Bernard Conner, 23, was not injured. The suspect, 16 years old, was detained for questioning and remains in custody at this time.

HPD Homicide Division Officers P.J. Guerrero and T. A. Andrade reported:

Mr. Conner was arguing with the suspect when a kitchen knife was produced. During the struggle over the knife, baby Avery was accidentally stabbed.

Inc #138046508

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