HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – December 19, 2023 – A deadly shooting near Cypress Lakes High School resulted in the death of 17-year-old Jake Mason. The incident, which occurred off-campus, involved a group of unidentified males and an altercation leading to the shooting. The suspect, a black male juvenile in all black, fled on foot. Authorities are seeking a black four-door vehicle and have detained several witnesses for questioning. The local schools were placed in “secure the building mode” temporarily. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating and canvassing for surveillance footage, urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477). Enhanced law enforcement presence is expected at the school amid ongoing finals week. The community mourns the tragic loss of Jake Mason.