5-year-old boy shot in Humble

A 5-year-old boy was shot with a shotgun near Humble this afternoon and transported to a hospital via LifeFlight in unknown condition, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting occurred in the Moonshine Hill area near FM 1960.

Deputies reported that the victim and his 11-year-old brother were playing at a retention pond in a field near their home.

HCSO reported that the boys had a shotgun in their possession and somehow the younger brother was shot.

The investigation is ongoing.