Incident

1-16-2019 Texas Houston 1-1

Location

January 16, 2019

Montabella at Oak Forest Apartments
4000 W 34th St
Houston, Texas
Geolocation: 29.8178, -95.45

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Elijah Maxwell
  • Age: 9
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Age: 9
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child killed by child
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

2 9 yo boys home alone, playing with a legally registered gun, boys were cousins

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 18
State Senate District: 15
State House District: 148