At Least 2 Dead and Multiple People Injured in Shooting at Texas Market, Sheriff Says

2 Dead and Multiple People Injured in Shooting at Texas Market, Sheriff Says

A shooting at a flea market in Harris County, Texas, on Sunday left multiple people injured and at least two dead, according to a tweet from the sheriff.

The “shooting may have stemmed from an altercation between two parties that turned violent,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a subsequent tweet.

“At this time, it appears that all of the injured were likely involved in the altercation, no innocent bystanders were injured to our knowledge,” the sheriff said. “At least 2 weapons recovered, multiple shots.”

Police and emergency vehicles at the scene of a shooting in Harris County, Texas, on Sunday.
At least three other people have been transported to area hospitals and their conditions are unknown, according to González.

It was a busy Sunday with “thousands of customers” visiting the flea market when the shooting occurred, Gonzalez tweeted.

The flea market is located about 12 miles north of downtown Houston.

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