Families mourn after man, 3 teens killed after argument leads to shooting at north Harris County apartment complex, sheriff says

Families are devastated after a shooting took the lives of one man and three teens at an apartment complex in north Harris County. KPRC 2's Bryce Newberry has more.

HARRIS COUNTY – Four people are dead after a shooting took place at a north Harris County apartment complex Saturday night, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

According to HCSO Sgt. Pinkins, it happened in the 2300 block of Bammelwood Drive near Kuykendahl at around 11 p.m.

In a tweet, Sheriff Gonzalez said deputies believe there was an argument between two groups in the courtyard area. At some point. shots were fired.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Three of them died at the scene.

The fourth victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died, Gonzalez said.

A woman identified one of the victims as her brother, William Reyes.

“He loved his people. He loved his family. He has a little girl, one years old. So that’s the worst thing about it. He has a little daughter he’s not going to be able to see her no more.” Naomi Velazquez said.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.

Identities of the other victims were not released, however, the ages of the victims are between 16-25 years old, Gonzalez said.

No further details were immediately available.


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