Three men have been killed in an early morning shooting north of Houston, Texas, reports ABC Houston. The bodies of the dead people were found scattered around a quiet northern Houston suburb amidst guns and drugs.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Cops Arrived on the Scene to Find Three Dead Bodies
— The Bishop (@BillBishopKHOU) October 3, 2013
Three bodies were found at the scene on Torrey Forest Drive by the Harris County Sheriff’s Department. One body was found in nearby park, close to a playground, and another two were found in a car nearby. Guns and marijuana were found around the scene. The car is a white Ford Mustang.
2. Gunfire Broke Out in the Neighborhood at 10 a.m.
1st ground picture from neighborhood where 3 people were found shot to death on briarchase. pic.twitter.com/LDSk2FK7Pz
— Jack Acosta (@JackAcostaKHOU) October 3, 2013
Police got the call after gunfire erupted at around 10 a.m. local time. John Donnelly from Fox Houston says: “The car jumped the curb and crashed into a house.”
The Houston Chronicle have reported that the car had bullet holes.
3. The Neighborhood Has Seen a Surge in Crime Recently
The Houston Chronicle reports that speeding is the most common crime in the area.
4. The Sheriff’s Department Have Not Said if They Are Searching For a Suspect
Police have not said if there is an active threat in the area.
5. The Neighborhood is About 20 Miles North of Houston
The area where the shooting occurred is about 20 miles northwest of Houston, Texas. The shooting happened here, close to the intersection of Torrey Forest Drive and Briarchase Drive: