A Harris County, Texas, teenager was shot while meeting with a potential buyer for his PlayStation 5 on Sunday afternoon, according to Fox 26.
The 19-year-old victim was selling the approximately $500 videogame system on the 8300 block of Gros Ventre Lane, Fox 26 reported. The buyer reportedly shot the seller in an apparent attempt to take the PlayStation 5 and leave the scene.
The suspect escaped but did not manage to steal the PlayStation 5, according to ABC 13. Meanwhile, the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he reportedly remains in stable condition, with a gunshot wound to his side.
The Harris County shooting continues a trend of violence over the holiday season. Three people were shot at a North Carolina shopping mall on Black Friday, including a 10-year-old boy who was hit by a ricochet bullet.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact email@example.com. Read the full story at the Daily Caller News Foundation