The HPD are on the trail of a subject in an apparent case of anger at the wheel, he fired at the child when returning home after attending a game of the Astros.
UPDATE: Newly obtained surveillance photo of suspect vehicle wanted in the shooting of a teen at 600 McCarty St. last night.
Vehicle believed to be a white Buick driven by a black male suspect. Please call @CrimeStopHOU with info for reward.
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 7, 2021
Houston police said the events occurred Tuesday night at I-10 and McCarty. The father and two teenagers were traveling in the van.
The 17-year-old is in an intensive care hospital and is receiving life support.
Houston police initially reported that the young man had died. Hours later he clarified that he is still alive and is in the hospital in intensive care. Paul Castro clarified that he was the one who reported that his son had died. “You don’t need to apologize. They told me that they are not going to operate on my son because of the irreparable damage he suffered when he was shot. Thank you HPD for all that you do, ”says the publication.
“One of the gentlest souls that has ever walked the earth was taken from us today,” said Paul Castro, the boy’s father in a post on his Facebook. “Please give our family time to cry … We are not ready to share our pain.”
HPD released the surveillance camera photos showing the car that may be involved in the case.
They ask the community for help with reports and are offering a reward of up to $ 5,000 for clues leading to the identification and location of the suspect by calling 713-308-3600 or through Crime Stoppers.