HOUSTON — A 13-year-old has been killed and two other teenagers have been wounded in a shooting at a southeast Houston apartment complex.

Police say they’re not sure if the victims lived at the apartments but believe the three were ambushed Thursday night as they were in a common area at the complex.

Officers have recovered at least 50 shell casings from the area. Police say they’re looking into whether the gunfire is gang related.

The 13-year-old died at a hospital. A 14-year-old and a 17-year-old are being treated for their wounds. Police say they are expected to recover.

Names of the victims haven’t been released.


This story has been corrected to show age of slaying victim is 13.

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