Several people were injured when a gunman fired multiple shots at a strip mall in the southwest Houston in the US before being shot by the police.
Active shooter at Weslayan & Bissonnet has been shot by our officers; no reports of other suspects at this time #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) September 26, 2016
No information was immediately available on the shooter's current condition. Several people were rushed to the nearby hospital.
Several people shot by suspect are being transported to area hospitals; unknown exact number or severity of injuries #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) September 26, 2016
The incident was initially reported at about 6:30 AM near the Randalls at Wesleyan and Bissonnet in Southwest Houston.
Our bomb squad will be checking suspect's vehicle. Crime scene covers a multiple block area near Weslayan at Bissonnet.#hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) September 26, 2016
According to ABC13, the shooter allegedly fired several shots into the strip center at that location. Police have blocked off the intersection of Law and Weslayan, Houston Chronicle reported. Houston Police Department officers and first responders from the Houston Fire Department are gathered in the mall parking lot.