HPD: Masked gunmen shoot three people at north Houston motel

Houston police are investigating a shooting that injured three people Sunday morning.
Houston police are investigating a shooting that injured three people Sunday morning.

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a shooting that injured three people Sunday morning.

The shooting occurred at approximately 8:45 a.m. outside Deluxe Inn Motel, located at 8505 North Fwy in north Houston.

A preliminary investigation determined masked, Black men fired into the motel.

Three people were struck by gunfire in the shooting. They were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, according to investigators.

Officers believe the suspects may have waited in the motel parking lot for some time before opening fire.

An investigation into the shooting is underway and in its early stages. Officers are reviewing surveillance footage.

The case remains under investigation by the Houston Police Department.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


About the Authors:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.