POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 3939 Synott Road

May 24, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile female at 3939 Synott Road about 3:15 p.m. on Saturday (May 22).  

The victim, 12, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers H. Martinez and L. Thornton reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at an apartment at the above address and found the victim inside suffering from a gunshot wound to her right arm.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported her to the hospital.  

A preliminary investigation indicated the victim was inside the bedroom when she was shot through the window.  Officers searched the area and found a spent shell casing across the street.  According to witnesses, about the same time the girl was shot, a group of males was seen near the area where the casing was located.  

At this time, it is unknown if the group of males was involved in 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.  

VHS/KJS  5-24-21
Inc. #068316821


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