HOUSTON --Eight people were shot, including two fatally, during a dangerous situation that unfolded in west Houston.
According to Houston police, it started as a shooting in progress call at 13200 Memorial Drive at around 10:15am. When an officer arrived, at least one of the suspects began firing. More units and a SWAT team were called in and set up a perimeter around the scene.
At some point, one of the suspects was shot and killed, apparently by the other suspect.
That other suspect was then shot by a SWAT team. The second suspect was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.
During the shooting, one citizen was shot and killed and two Precinct 5 deputy constables were also shot. One of the deputy constables was saved by his vest. The other was shot in the hand and is expected to be OK.
Three other citizens were wounded in the shootout. At this point, we don't know any of their conditions.
According to HPD, one of the suspects had a high-powered weapon, believed to be an AR-15.
There was a shelter-in-place during the shooting. Once Houston police deemed the situation was over, the shelter-in-place was lifted.
ABC7 sister station KTRK-TV continues to update the story on the shooting. Check back for more details.