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A 5-year-old shot dead in Texas, an 8-year-old injured, and a shooting at a stop sign collided with his mother's vehicle: Police

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A shooting in Houston, Texasfired a vehicle on board, killing five years and injuring eight. Early Sunday morning intersection. 

Houston Police Assistant Chief Chandra Hatcher told reporters on the scene that police officers were called several times before 1 am about the shooting at the 13300 block on Northborough Drive. Said that. 

They arrived at the scene, but no witnesses, suspects, or petitioners were found, Mr. Hatcher said. 

Further investigation revealed that the mother was driving the area with her two children and stopped at the intersection stop sign when her carwas shot. It turned out that it was.

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Then the woman "I soon realized that the children who had left the area were shot and immediately took me to the hospital," he said. 

Houston Police Assistant Chief Chandra Hatcher  delivers an update on a shooting that left a 5-year-old dead and an 8-year-old wounded

Houston Police Assistant Chief Chandra Hatcher Provides up-to-date information on gunshot wounds that left 5 years old dead and 8 years old injured(Houston Police)

Approximately 15 minutes on-site After responding to, police received an additional call regarding two children who arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. 

Hatcher said a 5-year-old child was shotand died from an injury, but an 8-year-old child is also expected to be shot and fully recovered. There is.  

"It's unclear if the plaintiff was the intended target of the shooting, or if something else was happening in the area at the time," Hatcher said. "We don't know the motive. There is no suspicious explanation other than two black men who may be in a dark-colored car. We are looking for surveillance footage here and Collecting evidence. " 

Based on information from several witnesses, Hatcher saidpolice saiddark-colored vehicles, probably two. He said he believed he was driving rush street west with a crew member. Go north on Northborough. Crew members of vehicles bound to the west began firing firearms or potentially multiple firearms. 

Plaintiff's vehicle stopped at an intersection stop sign when it was affected by the shooting, Hatcher said.

If you have any information, please call the Houston Police Department, Murder Division (713-308-3600) or Crime Stopper (713-222-TIPS). 

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"If anyone knows the information at this time" Please come and continue praying for the families of the dead and injured 8-year-olds, "Hatcher said. 

Danielle Wallace is a FoxNews Digital reporter covering politics, crime, police and more. Story tips can be sent to danielle.wallace @ and Twitter (@danimwallace).