Houston – USA: A five-year-old Houston boy has died after being fatally hit with a stray bullet while filming a TikTok video with his father. The incident took place at 9 pm on March 31 in the 8500 block of Richmond Avenue in southwest Houston.
Jordan Allen Jr. was shot in Houston on March 31
Jordan was making TikTok videos with his dad also named Jordan. The father said his son Jordan asked him to bring him some juice, so he went inside the apartment for a couple of minutes.
Boy died a week after being shot in the head by a stray bullet
During that time, someone fired six shots in the parking lot outside the building with one hitting boy in the head. Moments later, Allen heard his son calling for help from the balcony.
Little Jordan Allen Jr. was enjoying the evening playing with his family on the porch on the second-floor balcony of their home in Texas on last week.
Jordan Allen Sr. the boy’s father had stepped into the house to get his son some juice when moments later, the family heard five to six gunshots fired at around 9 pm.
The next thing Allen heard was his young son pleading for help
Everybody ran in the house and the kids room in the house, so I ran to the porch, and then I see my son on the ground holding his head asking for my help.Jordan Allen Sr.
The gunman fled after the shooting and the dad flagged down an ambulance and rushed his son to the hospital.
Boy spent a week in Texas Children’s Hospital
Allen saw his son for the last time on Monday, when little Jordan was taken off of life support at Texas Children’s Hospital roughly a week after he was shot in the head.
“The happiest child in the world. Jordan… he would bring joy to everybody” he fondly recalled. The devastated dad is now planning how he’ll lay his son to rest.
Jordan Allen Jr. was not the intended target of the shooting; no arrests have been made in the boy’s killing. The investigation is ongoing.Police
So far, no arrests have been made in connection to the killing. Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to come forward.
Source: The Sun