Incident

11-27-2019 Texas Houston 1-0

Location

November 27, 2019

9118 Shagbark Dr
Houston, Texas
Geolocation: 29.8476, -95.2572

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Kenneth Benjamin Jr
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun

Notes

AD, self-inflicted. Teens hanging out in empty house, posing w/guns. Allegedly group had been firing off guns periodically over last few weeks.

Guns Involved

3 guns involved.

  • Type: Rifle
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 18
State Senate District: 6
State House District: 141