Two Armed Intruders Are Shot Dead By Teen With Shotgun

Channelview Texas Deputy Sheriff Ed Gonzalez is asking anyone with information to contact his office after two men were allegedly shot and killed by a teenager with a shotgun while trying to break into a home Friday night.

According to homicide release records, at approximately 10:40 p.m. in Channelview, Texas, deputies responded to an alarm in the 16000 block of First Street.

The deputies located two unresponsive men on the lawn to the side of the house with apparent gunshot wounds.

EMS personnel pronounced both men dead at the scene. A follow-up investigation was conducted by homicide and crime scene units.

The investigation determined that both victims and a third unidentified male attempted breaking into a home occupied by an adult female, a 12-year-old boy, and two 17-year-old boys. The suspects were armed and wearing masks.

Two suspects were struck by a shotgun fired several times by one of the 17-year-olds.

It is believed that the third suspect fled in a dark four-door sedan.
Other injuries were not reported.
An investigation was conducted by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, which presented the facts to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, which recommended presenting the case to a grand jury.
 “We will present the case to a grand jury. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the HCSO Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100,” Gonzalez wrote on Twitter.
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