A shooting in Houston now has a gunman and at least one other person dead.
According to officials with the Houston Police Department they arrived on the scene to find one suspect firing gun shots. They have now indicated to the media that two people are dead and six others were injured.
Investigators say one of the two victims killed is the suspect and the other was just a passerby. There is also a second suspect who was wounded and is now in hospital, but his condition is not known at this time.
The incident took place in a local suburb west of the downtown core around 10:15 a.m. local time and the SWAT team was called in to surround the perimeter at the scene, which is located at 13200 Memorial Drive.
Among those injured, three were citizens and their conditions are still not known.
Our primary responding officer is lucky to be alive and was unhurt when the suspect opened fire on this patrol… https://t.co/93xvodjvml
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) May 29, 2016