1 dead, 5 others injured in shooting at bar in NW Houston, officials say

HOUSTON – One person dead and five others were injured in a shooting Thursday night at a bar in northwest Houston, officials said.

The shooting occurred around 9 p.m. at Sammy J’s Bar and Grill at 9717 North Houston Rosslyn Road, according to the Harris County Constable’s Office.

“I heard two rounds of shots, the first round sounded like a high-powered rifle and the second sounded maybe like a pistol,” said Jeffery Campbell who’s family owns the bar.

Following the shooting, one of the victims Identified as Jesus Meza, 25, was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased.

At last check Friday afternoon, four victims were in stable condition and one victim was in critical condition, Houston police said.

Campbell said the shooting occurred outside of the normally quiet establishment during a benefit for a man that was killed last week during a shooting in West Houston.

“It’s very unfortunate another shooting happened at a benefit for a shooting,” Campbell said.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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