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Child shot dead: Boy, 9, and 18-year-old injured in shooting at Riverbend Apartments in Wharton, police say

WHARTON, Texas (KTRK) — A 9-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex Sunday morning, police said.

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Officials responded to the shooting at the Riverbend Apartments at 2500 Junior College Blvd.

Upon arrival, officers said they found the boy with a gunshot wound to his back.

He was taken to a Houston hospital by Life Flight. His condition is unknown.

A subsequent 911 call led officers to OakBend’s emergency room, where they discovered an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the upper chest.

Police believe the man was involved in an argument with unknown suspects.

Investigators said they believe the boy was “an unintended victim of that shooting.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, please anonymously submit a tip through the P3 Tips website or contact Det. Sergeant Eder at 979 532-3131.

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