Officials are investigating a scene where one teen has died and another is in critical condition after an attempted robbery in north Harris County, officials said.
According to officials, Precinct 4 deputies were called to the 19800 block of Kenswick Drive about two teenagers being shot.
Preliminary information states the two, 15 and 16-year-old teens, approached a man coming out of a store and attempted to rob him.
According to police, a friend of the man being robbed saw what was happening, got out of his car, and shot the two teenagers, according to Sergeant Jason Brown with HCSO’s homicide division.
Deputies said that both teens were transported in critical condition to the hospital, where the 16-year-old was pronounced dead.
Officials said that both the man and his friend are cooperating with the police.
It is unclear of the relationship between the two teens was. Deputies said there was another individual with the suspects being interviewed, but it is unknown of their involvement.
Officials said they would consult with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office to see if charges would be filed. Officials said there will still be a full investigation to determine the matter of the shooting.