HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Frightening moments in Texas where two children were injured — one by shattered glass, one by flying debris — when someone fired multiple shots into an SUV during a road rage shooting.
According to Houston police the 9-year-old girl and 6-month-old boy were taken to the hospital and were stable after the evening shooting on August 22.READ MORE: Fort Worth Residents Concerned About Plans To Replace Nearly 100-Year-Old Forest Park Pool
Investigators say a mother and father were in the vehicle along with the two children.
According to Officer Almugerh Alobaidi, the suspect had tried to merge into the lane of the vehicle carrying the children and the two drivers got into a verbal altercation. As the driver of the other vehicle fired into the SUV, shattering glass injured the 9-year-old in the neck and flying debris scratched the 6-month-old’s head.READ MORE: Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due To Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge
Police said the parents weren’t hurt.
The suspect kept driving and has not yet been identified or located.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
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