Monday 23 October 2017

At least two people - including gunman - dead after shooting in Texas

(Stock photo)
(Stock photo)

A gunman and at least one other person are dead after a shooting in Houston, Texas.

Police said there were two armed suspects involved. One was killed and the second was wounded and taken to a hospital. The second person killed was found inside a vehicle.

Authorities had urged residents of the west side neighbourhood to remain in their homes amid reports of a man firing a weapon.

At least one motorist told Houston television station KHOU his pick-up truck was hit by a bullet that went through a door.

Authorities have blocked several streets in the area to keep traffic out. Police said there is an active investigation on the scene.

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