Two Teens Shot in Separate Overnight Shootings

Two teenagers were shot as they sat in cars on the city's south side overnight, and police are trying to determine if the two cases may be related, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

The first shooting came in a Chavaneaux and Morsund. Officers were told that three teens were sitting in a car at the Rosemont Apartments when someone opened fire on the car. The teen was hit in the back of the head and was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. The gunmen sped away.

About an hour later, three people went to a store on New Laredo Highway and when their returned to their home in the 2600 block of Quintana Rd. they were sitting in the car when a Toyota sedan pulled up and somebody inside fired several shots into the car. A 17 year old boy was hit twice in the chest. He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

No word on why this was done or what the connection, if any, may be between the two shootings.


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