Gunman opens fire at Houston flea market wounding 7 people
A Houston Police Crisis 911 motor vehicle sits parked outside the house Union Station Houston in Houston, Texas.
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A gunman opened fire at a flea market place in Houston on Sunday, wounding 7 individuals in an location known for its Hispanic neighborhood, with a suspect remaining taken into custody at the scene.
“No a single is critically wounded,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said, including that the victims were being becoming taken to hospitals and that some accidents might have been a consequence of a bullet ricochet.
“We believe that at this issue individuals are all small, superficial type of wounds”, Gonzalez explained. “A male is detained at the scene.”
The shooting happened as the Sunday marketplace was getting location in the active region.
“This night there was a stay dance heading on listed here at this spot. A great deal people today including children had been inside of the site”, the Harris County Sheriff explained in a briefing.
The investigation was going on and there was no instant data on the motive of the shooter, according to the sheriff, who reported the shooting occurred at all over 7:00 p.m.
A witness experienced noted observing anyone with a gun in the location the place weapons are not authorized, the sheriff claimed.
“It is a miracle nobody else was significantly harm, primarily the children,” he mentioned.