Katy area shooter of 7-year-old turns himself in

Omarion Philip Bailey

HARRIS COUNTY — HCSO Violent Crime investigators say that Omarion Philip Bailey turned himself into HCSO deputies at the 49 San Jacinto Bonding Office late last night.

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He is now under a $185,000 bond and has a court date of January 8, 2019.


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.

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.

Editor’s note: see the original coverage of this event here.

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.

Omarion Philip Bailey

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