VPD says 15-year-old shot at Whataburger overnight

VICTORIA, Texas - Update 1/21/19:

Victoria residents are reacting to the shooting that took place at the Whataburger on Houston Highway.

Resident Stacie Allen expressed her sadness at the situation while also speculating as to why the 15 year old was out late at night. 

"I just don't see a reason why a child that young should be out that late unsupervised. They should be in bed getting ready for school the next day. So, it's a sad situation. Very unfortunate. I just don't understand why a kid that young was out like that."

We have reached out to the Victoria Police Department for an update on the investigation and will update this story when more information is made available. 

Original Story 1/20/19:

Sunday morning around 3 a.m. VPD responded to a call of shots fired at Whataburger at 3603 Houston Highway.

According to VPD, a 15-year-old male was shot twice in the lower leg.

He was transported to Citizens hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and has since been released. The shooting suspect is not in custody.

The incident is currently under investigation and we will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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