Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 11655 Briar Forest Drive
November 16, 2022 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a juvenile male at 11655 Briar Forest Drive about 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 15).
The suspect, Noe Fernandez, 22, is charged with injury to a child in the 232nd State District Court. A booking photo of Fernandez is attached to this news release.
The victim, 11, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives I. Rios and T. Forsythe reported:
Officers were dispatched to reports of an accidental shooting at the apartment complex at 1919 South Kirkwood Road. Upon arrival, officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to his right leg. The victim stated he was shot as he was taking trash to the dumpster in the complex. Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital.
Further investigation determined the shooting occurred in a residence on Briar Forest Drive and that Fernandez discharged his gun inside of the residence, striking the victim. Fernandez was taken into custody and subsequently charged.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.