3 dead, 2 injured in shooting at west Houston home

Search for answers after mass shooting
Search for answers after mass shooting

HOUSTON – Three people are dead and two others were injured in a shooting at a home in west Houston.

A man, 59, and a woman, 25, were killed, two other women were injured in the shooting and another man died of an apparent suicide, according to the Houston Police department/

The shooting was reported about 2:40 p.m. at a home near the corner of Manor Creek and Cedar Creek drives.

Police said they were called out to the home and when they arrived, they found a man’s body in the driveway with multiple gunshot wounds.

Inside the home, police found a second man, suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, authorities said. Officers said they also found the body of a woman in a bedroom with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said an infant was also found in the home. The baby was not harmed in the shooting, police said.

Two other women who were in the home suffered gunshot wounds and were taken to the hospital for treatment. One of the women is in critical condition and the other woman is expected to survive, police said.

Authorities said the man with the gunshot wound to the head was also transported to a hospital, where he later died.

Police said a 3-month-old baby who was in the home at the time of the shooting was taken to a hospital as a precaution but did not appear to be injured.

Investigators are still working to learn more details surrounding the shooting, but they believe all of the victims are related and lived in the home. The man with the apparent self-inflicted gunshot is believed to have been the shooter, police said.

The cause of the shooting is under investigation.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

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