Teen shot dead: 16-year-old airlifted to hospital after being shot in West Harris County, lawmakers say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A 16-year-old man was flown Thursday morning after he was shot in western Harris County, deputies confirmed.

The shooting occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. on the 7000 block of Pavilion Drive.

Life Flight first responders used the floor of a nearby high school as a landing zone, but deputies said the shooting did not take place at the school. The teenager was outside a home near Bellaire and Highway 6 meeting with unidentified suspects when an altercation ensued and gunshots rang out, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Gonzalez said the injured teenager drove away in a black four-door sedan. Life Flight then took the 16-year-old to the hospital in critical condition.

MPs said there were no witnesses, but there are people who said they heard gunshots.

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