Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3130 Crestdale Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3130 Crestdale Drive
Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental fatal shooting of a child at 3130 Crestdale Drive about 10:10 a.m. last Friday (April 10).
The victim, Royal Gordon, 8 months, was pronounced deceased at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants B. Roberts and J. Stroble reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a hospital check/shooting call at the above hospital. Upon arrival, they learned persons in a private vehicle had transported baby Royal to the hospital after he suffered a gunshot wound.
Officers then learned the child had been shot inside an apartment at the above address. Further investigation determined that, according to witnesses, another child gained possession of a firearm and discharged it, striking Royal.
There are no criminal charges at this time and the case will be presented to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office after further investigation.
KJS/JFC 4-12-21 Inc. #046766121
Contact: Public Affairs Media Line 713.308.3280
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