Two People Killed, Including Gunman, in Shooting at Houston Aquarium Restaurant - Reports
02:29 GMT 09.07.2021 (Updated: 17:33 GMT 22.01.2023)
The police reportedly responded to the reports of the incident at around 8:15 pm local time, surrounding the scene at 410 Bagby Street. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown, and there is no known motivation behind it at the moment.
At least three individuals were shot, two of whom died, at Houston's "Downtown Aquarium" restaurant on Thursday night, according to local media, citing authorities.
According to the Houston Chronicle, a third individual was wounded and sent to the hospital. One of the deceased victims has supposedly been recognized as a suspect.
The city's police have released a photo of the police cars on the scene, with officers responding to the incident.
The local Click2Houston affiliated with NBC stated, citing Lieutenant Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department, that the suspect shot a man and a woman before turning the pistol on himself. The two men died on the spot, while the woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to authorities.
Law enforcement agencies are working on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.