3 people dead, one in critical condition after shooting at apartment complex in SE Houston, police say

Houston police are investigating a shooting that left three people dead and one person injured at a southeast Houston apartment complex Friday.

HOUSTON – Police are searching for two men after three people were found dead in an apartment building after a shooting early Friday morning on Houston’s southeast side.

Police said the incident happened in the 4700 block of Ward at Grand Park Terrace Apartments at around 1:09 a.m.

According to officers, they located four people that were shot in an upstairs apartment. Police said two men and one woman were found dead at the scene. Their identities have not been released yet.

One additional male was shot and transported in critical condition to an area hospital, police said.

Police said witnesses told them they saw two men leaving the scene. The men were wearing dark clothing and fled the scene on foot, police say, and possibly left in a nearby waiting vehicle. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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