Katy 7-Year-Old Injured in Drive By Shooting


December 9, 2018

Jennifer Lynn Greenway

A 7-year-old boy was shot in the back and seriously wounded after someone fired at the car he was in Saturday afternoon in Katy, according to authorities.

UPDATE (AS OF 1:13 pm Sunday, December 9, 2018)

A suspect has been charged in the drive-by shooting of a 7-year old boy in Katy on Saturday. Omarion Philip Bailey, 19, who is a Katy resident, has a previous criminal record of theft and assault.

Bailey was driving a late model Dodge Stratus at the time of the shooting. He is described as a black male, 5'7", 160 pounds, medium build, with brown eyes and tattoos on his right arm.

Bailey is still at large. If you have information as to his whereabouts, contact 713-274-9100.

(Omarion Bailey Previous Mugshot)

Previously Reported

The shooting happened around 2:00 pm Saturday in the 2000 block of Little Bighorn, located near the corner of Saums Rd and N. Fry Rd in the Sundown neighborhood. Neighbors heard several gunshots and then saw a Cadillac Escalade speeding down the street with a shot out window.

Details as to what led up to the shooting are still under investigation. Early information indicates that the car was at an intersection in the neighborhood and was the target of a drive by shooting. Investigators have not released information on whether the injured boy or driver live in the Sundown neighborhood.