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.
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.