2 teens killed during house party in SE Houston, HPD says; Search for group of gunmen underway

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is looking for a group of people who they believe is responsible for shooting two teenagers to death inside a home on Houston’s southeast side on Saturday.

According to HPD, a group of teenagers were having a house party in the 4200 block of Madden Lane on June 25.

Witnesses told officers that a group of men, who most people inside the home knew, entered the party around 1:25 a.m. and confronted another group of males. A short time later, witnesses reported hearing several gunshots.

When officers arrived to the scene, they reportedly found one of the teens lying unresponsive on the ground. After entering the home, they reportedly found the second victim inside unresponsive on the floor.

The victims, aged 17 and 18, were shot in the torso. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other teenagers, ages 17 and 19, were also injured during the shooting. They were taken to the hospital where their condition remains unknown.

HPD investigators said multiple weapons were recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information on the suspect(s) wanted in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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A graduate of the University of Houston-Downtown, Ana moved to H-Town from sunny southern California in 2015. In 2020, she joined the KPRC 2 digital team as an intern. Ana is a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, a catmom of 2, and an aquarium enthusiast. In her spare time, she's an avid video gamer and loves to travel.

Moriah Ballard joined the KPRC 2 digital team in the fall of 2021. Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland. Her faith, family, and community are her top passions.