POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 12510 Southgreen Drive

January 10, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a female that occurred at 12510 Southgreen Drive about 5:45 p.m. on Thursday (January 9). 

The victim, Aliyah Layton, 17, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers A. Le, J. Cimeni and L. Thornton reported:  

Ms. Layton and a group of friends were sitting smoking marijuana in the back of an apartment complex at the above address smoking marijuana.  One of the passengers was playing with a gun and it accidentally discharged, striking Layton in the shoulder.  She was placed in the back seat of the vehicle while they drove around until they decided to call 9-1-1.  Witnesses provided conflicting statements on what occurred.  

At this time, it has not been determined if there was another passenger in the back seat during the shooting.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

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