NINE IN­JURED, GUN­MAN KILLED IN HOUS­TON SHOOT­ING

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

WASH­ING­TON: A gun­man opened fire in Hous­ton yes­ter­day, wound­ing nine peo­ple be­fore po­lice shot and killed him. The shooter was said to be a Hous­ton-area lawyer, and po­lice were in­ves­ti­gat­ing if the shoot­ing was due to “is­sues at his firm”. Of the nine in­jured, six were sent to hos­pi­tals while three were treated and re­leased near the scene of the in­ci­dent. One per­son was in crit­i­cal con­di­tion and an­other in se­ri­ous con­di­tion, po­lice said, adding that there were no in­di­ca­tions of any oth­ers be­ing in­volved. Po­lice re­sponded to re­ports of a shoot­ing at 6.29am lo­cal time and en­gaged the sus­pect, who was “firing ac­tively at the of­fi­cers”, re­sult­ing in him be­ing killed. – AFP

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