Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 11655 Briar Forest Drive

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a juvenile male at 11655 Briar Forest Drive about 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 15).

The suspect, Noe Fernandez, 22, is charged with injury to a child in the 232nd State District Court.  A booking photo of Fernandez is attached to this news release.

The victim, 11, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives I. Rios and T. Forsythe reported:

Officers were dispatched to reports of an accidental shooting at the apartment complex at 1919 South Kirkwood Road.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to his right leg.  The victim stated he was shot as he was taking trash to the dumpster in the complex.  Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital.

Further investigation determined the shooting occurred in a residence on Briar Forest Drive and that Fernandez discharged his gun inside of the residence, striking the victim.  Fernandez was taken into custody and subsequently charged.


Noe Fernandez

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