Police and emergency personnel responded to the Houston home of Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night after receiving a call of a teenage girl injured with “self-inflicted” cuts, according to local reports.
A 14-year-old girl reportedly suffered self-inflicted stab wounds on the arms at the Republican’s residence in the River Oaks neighborhood, Houston police told ABC13 and KHOU 11.
Officers got the call just before 8 p.m. local time.
The teen was rushed to a hospital and is expected to be OK.
Police could not confirm if the girl was a member of Cruz’s family.
The Republican lawmaker has two daughters, ages 14 and 11.
ABC13 reporters spotted police in the front yard of his home Tuesday night.
A spokesperson for Cruz requested privacy for his daughter when reached for comment by the station.
“This a family matter and thankfully their daughter is okay,” the representative told the outlet. “There were no serious injuries.”
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