Houston,TX – Sharkeisha Thompson — the victim of an apparent drive by shooting.
Houston County Coroner Paul Harris, in a statement today, said 16-year-old Sharkeisha Thompson was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a Fifth Ward hospital early Friday at about 3:30 am.
Harris said a 18-year-old juvenile was also treated for gunshot wounds, but his injuries were not considered life threatening.
Police said both victims were driving near the Fifth Ave Park. when they were shot multiple times by unknown individuals on scooters. 18 shots were found on the sidewalk. Neighbors at the scene told police that the place sounded like a war zone.
No arrests were made.