POLICE Department

Investigation into Child Shot at 300 Benmar Drive

July 05, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a child at 300 Benmar Drive about 2:30 a.m. today (July 5).  

The female victim, 2, was transported to an area hospital where doctors stated she is expected to survive.  Her identity is not being released at this time, pending further investigation.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives reported:  

The child was a backseat passenger in a vehicle when she was struck in an apparent drive-by shooting. The victim was transported by her parents to Houston Northwest Medical Center and later by Life Fight helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital. 

HPD patrol officers located the possible scene of the shooting as well as several bullet casings in the street at the above address.  

At this time, there is no known suspect(s).  

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.  

VHS/JFC  7-5-19
Inc. #085463319


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