Investigators release photo of male who wounded 7-year-old in drive-by shooting

Police offer reward via Crime Stoppers

Omarion Philip Bailey

UPDATE: The shooter has turned himself in. Click here to read the latest!

KATY — Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Unit investigators released the photo of an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon suspect, and need the public’s help in locating his whereabouts.

Investigators say that 19-year-old Omarion Philip Bailey, shot into a vehicle that was driven by an 18-year-old male along with his 6 and 7-year-old brothers.


Bookmark us!

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, at around 2:00pm, Bailey was driving a late model Dodge Stratos, when he saw the complainants Cadillac Escalade at the corner of Fort Stanton and Grey Hawk in far west Harris County.

Bailey shot at the vehicle while it was stopped at the intersection. The 7-year-old was hit by gunfire in the upper back.

The child was driven to Katy Memorial Hermann Hospital, and later transported by life-flight to Texas Children’s Hospital (Medical Center). He is currently in good condition and is expected to make a full recovery. The other child and male were not hit by gunfire.

Bailey is 5’7 and weighs 170 Lbs. He has black hair and brown colored eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the HCSO Violent Crimes unit at 713-274-9100.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

Omarion Philip Bailey

You can support the Cypress News Review in a handful of ways.
1. We’re uploading our action and news photos to a new reseller.
2. Become a monthly patron for as little as $1 via Patreon (
3. Like our Facebook (, follow our Twitter (, and subscribe to our YouTube channel (
We’re relatively new to the scene, so our numbers might look small, but they’re growing exponentially thanks to your liking and sharing our content. Cypress is our home, and has gone for far too long without a dedicated news source, and we aim to fill that gap.