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Police Chief blames shooting of 11-year-old on judges who set low bonds

Jun 08, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A bullet struck an 11-year-old boy on Wednesday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

A homicide suspect who had been released from jail on bond allegedly fired the bullet, according to Acevedo, during the incident that was reported about 12:45 p.m. at the Wesley Square Apartments sited at 7402 Calhoun Road in southern Houston.

The chief said 18-year-old Ketrell Beasley, 18, was handling an assault rifle in the residence below the victims apartment when the gun discharged. The bull...