Six Shot at Houston Strip Mall, Gunman Killed

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Six people have been injured after a shooter opened fire at a southwest Houston shopping center on Monday morning, police and fire officials said.

The wounded were being transported to area hospitals, the Houston Police Department tweeted. According to reports some people were shot while inside their cars and the conditions of those wounded was varied. Several people were hit with glass fragments from shattering car windows.

“We have several with extremity injuries,” an official told reporters. “We have a couple that are more serious.”

Those who were wounded in the attack were being transported to area hospitals, the Houston Police Department tweeted.

A fire official said some people were shot while inside their cars and the conditions of those wounded was varied. Several people were hit with glass fragments from shattering car windows.

“We have several with extremity injuries,” an official told reporters. “We have a couple that are more serious.”

The suspect in the shooting in southwest Houston was pronounced dead after a shootout with police, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters.

The police chief declined to release the suspect’s identity, but told reporters “he is a lawyer and there were issues concerning his law firm.”

One witness told ABC13 the shooter fired three or four shots into the front window of her car and also shot the side window of the vehicle. Initial reports indicated seven people were hurt before police reduced the number to six.

There are no reports of additional suspects, police said.

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