Pregnant 17-year-old shot in the head in La Marque is Texas City High School student

A shocking and deeply troubling incident unfolded in La Marque, Texas, as a 17-year-old pregnant Texas City High School student was shot in the head. The La Marque Police Department is actively investigating the case, which occurred on the 400 block of Ave B.

The terrifying incident took place around midnight, with multiple bullets being fired at the residence where several individuals, including the pregnant teenager, were present. The victim, identified as her son’s girlfriend by a resident of the house, suffered a gunshot wound to the back of her head. She underwent surgery and was reported to be in recovery at the hospital as of Thursday afternoon.

The scene of the crime yielded multiple gun shell casings, indicating the severity of the incident. Although the exact cause of the shooting remains unknown, investigators have obtained surveillance footage of a possible suspect vehicle, described as a silver car. No suspects or motives for the shooting have been identified at this time.

Notably, the same house had recently been the target of a drug raid earlier in the month, leading to the arrest of two individuals, as indicated by court records. This incident has sent shockwaves through the community, underscoring the urgent need to address issues related to violence and safety in the area.

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