16-year-old rob­bery vic­tim is shot in back

Houston Chronicle Sunday - - CITY | STATE -

A 16-year-old was shot in the back Fri­day night after be­ing robbed by three men in north Hous­ton, ac­cord­ing to the Hous­ton Po­lice Depart­ment.

Three men ap­par­ently robbed the teen and an­other ju­ve­nile shortly after 11 p.m. near East 35th and Ox­ford Street, ac­cord­ing to Sean Rags­dale with the HPD Homi­cide Divi­sion.

The 16-year-old was taken to Ben Taub hos­pi­tal. The other ju­ve­nile was not in­jured dur­ing the shoot­ing, Rags­dale said.

Po­lice be­lieve the sus­pects could have fled in an older model black truck. There is no one in cus­tody at this time.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to call HPD Homi­cide at 713-308-3600 or Hous­ton Crime Stop­pers at 713-222-8477.

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