5 things for Houstonians to know for Wednesday, Oct. 21

41-year veteran HPD Officer Sgt. Harold Preston dies in shooting near NRG, officials say
41-year veteran HPD Officer Sgt. Harold Preston dies in shooting near NRG, officials say

Here are things to know for Wednesday, Oct. 21:

1. 41-year veteran HPD Officer Sgt. Harold Preston dies in shooting near NRG, officials say

Houston authorities said veteran Houston Police Officer Sgt. Harold Preston has died after a shooting near NRG Tuesday morning.

Preston was a 41-year veteran of the force. He was struck multiple times, according to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo.

His death was disclosed during an update at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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2. 3 local rappers killed, another man injured in shooting at club in Midtown Houston, police say

Three men were killed and another was injured in a shooting Tuesday night at a night club in Midtown, according to police.