1 killed, several injured in gang-related shootout in southeast Houston, police say

HOUSTON – A person was killed and others were injured in a gang-related shootout Saturday afternoon, police said.

Houston police responded to two reported shootings in south Houston.

The first shooting was reported at 2:33 p.m. at Pappadeaux restaurant in the 2000 block of South Loop West. Houston police said there were no injuries reported. Police said three men in a red Lincoln Navigator, possibly with chrome rims and a chrome strip on the side of the vehicle, got out the vehicle and started shooting at another person in the parking lot.

The second shooting, a drive-by, was reported at 3:05 p.m. at a gas station in the 6000 block of Cullen Boulevard. Police said the same red Lincoln Navigator drove up, and suspects inside started shooting at four people standing in the parking lot. Police said one man was struck and killed while sitting inside a vehicle, and three others were injured.

Police are searching for the red Lincoln Navigator connected to the gang-related shootings, officials said.