HOUSTON -

Houston police are investigating a shooting that left three people recovering in the hospital.

The crime happened at the Hamilton Court Apartments on Ranchester and Bellwood in southwest Houston.

Some residents told Local 2 the violence is so bad at the complex they are afraid to be outside.

Investigators said at the time of the shooting, three men were in one apartment when a number of people walked in the front door. They held the three people at gunpoint. A fight broke out and someone started shooting.

The gunman and the accomplices fled. Two victims were taken to the hospital in serious condition, a third was in stable.

If you have any information about this case, give police a call.