Houston Man Tracks Down, Shoots Alleged Teen Car Thieves

In Houston, Texas, a 22-year-old man was taken into custody after allegedly shooting two teenagers he accused of stealing his vehicle. The man, identified as Addrian Nicolas Garcia, claimed he tracked down the teens and confronted them, leading to the shooting incident.

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident occurred around 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday in the vicinity of the 8200 block of Gulck Lane. Garcia claimed that his vehicle was stolen from his residence by the two teenagers, leading him to track them down and confront them.

Upon arrival at the scene, responding officers discovered two 15-year-old boys suffering from gunshot wounds. The teens were transported to local hospitals in critical but stable condition, with authorities expecting them to survive their injuries. Garcia remained at the scene following the shooting.

After a thorough investigation and consultation with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Garcia was charged with two counts of aggravated assault-serious bodily injury in the 248th State District Court. As of now, no charges have been filed against the teenagers, and it remains unclear whether they are considered suspects in the alleged auto theft.

The case continues to unfold as authorities work to determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. The Houston Police Department has not yet clarified whether the teenagers are suspects in the alleged auto theft.