Police briefs for March 2

Staff Report
Posted 3/2/23

Police briefs for March 2, 2023.

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Police briefs for March 2


Local boy expected to live after shooting

A 17-year-old male is being charged with aggravated assault following a shooting that occurred Feb. 28 in the 1000 block of Apache Falls Drive in the Cimarron subdivision, the Harris County Sheriff said.

Nathan O'Rourke, the 17-year-old, was with a 15-year-old friend, handling a gun, that went off and wounded the 15-year-old, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a tweet. The 15-year-old was struck in the chest.

The 15-year-old was taken by LifeFlight to a local hospital, where he was reported in fair condition and expected to survive, Gonzalez said.

Fort Bend Sheriff’s office arrests woman for prostitution

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Human Trafficking Unit detectives Feb. 23 arrested a woman on a prostitution charge at a massage business in the 25700 block of Westheimer Parkway.

The arrest came after detectives and the Fort Bend County district attorney’s office investigated the business. The sheriff’s office said Yan Yuan, 37, of Fort Bend County, was arrested, charged with prostitution and has been released on bond.

This case has been turned over to Fort Bend County Attorney’s Office for further review.

CORRECTION: The print edition, in its subhead on the prostitution arrest, identified Yan Yuan as a man. Yuan is a woman. The Times regrets the error.