Houston Shooting Suspect Lawyer
[10:28 am] The suspect who opened fire in southwest Houston on Monday morning is a lawyer who lived in the neighborhood, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters. Montalvo declined to release the suspect’s identity but told reporters “he is a lawyer and there were issues concerning his law firm.”
[8:54 am] Police say they’ve shot a suspect who opened fire in southwest Houston Monday morning.
At least six people were transported to hospitals with injuries, Houston Office of Emergency Management spokesman Michael Walter said.
An emergency alert from the city said the shooting scene is believed to be contained to the area of a shopping center and warned residents to avoid the area.
Authorities have not released further details about the shooting, which took place in a strip mall parking lot near the corner of Weslayan Street and Bissonnet Street in southwest Houston, according to CNN affiliate KTRK.
Firefighters and police swarmed the scene as gunfire rang out, KTRK said.
There are no reports of additional suspects, police said.
[8:24 am] Police are responding to a shooting in southwest Houston, Texas, a police dispatcher told CNN. An emergency alert from the city said the shooting scene is believed to be contained to the area of a shopping center, but warned residents to avoid the area.