Update 10:30 EST: The shooter was a lawyer and police are investigating if problems at his law firm led to the shooting. During a press conference, Houston Police Chief Martha Montalvo stated that 9 people were injured in the shooting.
Montalvo says nine people were wounded, three were treated and released from a hospital. One is in critical condition and another is in serious condition.- AP
Suspect reportedly a lawyer. Investigation to determine if issues at his firm led to shooting. #hounews
Suspect vehicle had additional weapons inside. #hounews.
Update 9:56 EST: Houston Police confirmed the shooter has been killed by police.
Active shooter scene still active but contained. Suspect DOA. Media staging area at Wells Fargo parking lot at 3900 Bissonnett & Weslayan.
Our bomb squad will be checking suspect’s vehicle. Crime scene covers a multiple block area near Weslayan at Bissonnet.#hounews
At approximately 06:30 am CST, an active shooter was reported at a Houston strip mall. According to the Houston Police, multiple people were shot and transported to area hospitals. 15 ambulances were reportedly sent to the scene. KPRC2 reported at least seven people injured and at least 30 shots fired. Houston Police confirmed that they shot the active shooter. No other details have been released yet. More to follow.
Several people shot by suspect are being transported to area hospitals; unknown exact number or severity of injuries #hounews
Active shooter at Weslayan & Bissonnet has been shot by our officers; no reports of other suspects at this time #hounews
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