A juvenile is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in Baytown, according to police.
Investigators said they were called to an apartment complex in the 3400 block of Shady Hill Drive at 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday in reference to a shooting.
At the scene, Baytown police found a juvenile who had been shot, police said.
Officers performed life-saving measures on the juvenile — but it was too late. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police did not provide the victim’s exact age. There was no word on a possible suspect or any arrests in the deadly shooting.
Goose Creek CISD provided the following statement, confirming the victim was a student at Robert E. Lee High School:
“Goose Creek CISD is saddened by the death of one of our Robert E. Lee High School students. The incident occurred off campus last night, January 10, 2023. We are actively trying to gain accurate information, and an investigation by the Baytown Police Department is ongoing.
It is difficult for everyone to understand and deal with such a tragedy, so we will have grief counselors available today and in the future for our students and staff. Our hearts go out to the family during this difficult time.”
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Baytown Police Department at (281) 422-8371 or Baytown Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS (8477).