The fatal shooting of a teen at a Northwest Freeway hotel Wednesday morning is under investigation, the Houston Police Department said in a statement.
According to HPD, a 16-year-old male was dropped off at Signature Care Emergency Center at 1014 Wirt Rd. by four unknown individuals in an older-model tan Cadillac. The victim had been shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the emergency center.
Police later discovered the shooting occurred at the Red Roof Inn at 12929 Northwest Fwy at about 11:15 a.m. HPD said witnesses claimed the shooting was an accident.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call HPD at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.