Sheriff: 14-year-old shot his sister, killed her boyfriend

Posted Dec 02, 2019 1:22 AM

KATY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot and wounded his older sister and killed her boyfriend during “a house party gone bad” in a Houston suburb.


Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says on Twitter that the boy shot his 18-year-old sister and her 20-year-old boyfriend with a shotgun at a home in Katy around 11:40 p.m. Saturday.


Gonzalez says there had been a “disturbance” between the boy and his sister’s boyfriend, and that there were about 10 young adults in the home at the time.


He says the 14-year-old was detained but isn’t in custody. Investigators will refer their findings to a juvenile prosecutor.


The sister is in stable condition at a hospital. Her boyfriend was declared dead at the scene.


The sheriff’s department hasn’t responded to requests for comment Sunday.

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