A 29-year-old local rapper was killed in a shooting in the 1000 block of Calvin Avenue in northwest Houston, according to Houston Police Department.
Three others were injured and taken to area hospitals, officials said.
HPD commanders, investigators & PIO en route to a shooting incident in the 1000 block of Calvin that occurred about 12:45 p.m. Preliminary information is one person is dead, three others taken by ambulance or private auto to area hospitals. No other info. #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) February 8, 2020
HPD said the shooting appears to be gang-related and retaliatory. Officials said an assault rifle may have been used in the shooting based on the castings at the scene.
Police also said there is a high probability that they were targeted.
“I can promise we will catch the people involved,” Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a press conference.
Here is the full HPD press conference:
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.