Update: 8:33p.m.: This story has been updated with information about the standoff and the deceased.
In a Wednesday afternoon shooting in the Spring area, seven people have been shot, including six who died, according to TV station KTRK. Among the dead, according to KTRK, are four children and two adults. The station reports that five of the bodies were discovered at a home, while two other victims, a child and an adult, were taken to the hospital. That child was later reported dead.
Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Deputies responded to the late afternoon shooting. According to reports the shooting may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.
A KRTK live feed shows a police stand-off in a cul-de-sac where around a dozen police cruisers are blocking in a silver Honda. It's unclear how the vehicle is connected with the shooting, but reports say police chased the vehicle into the area. Officers in tactical gear are positioned behind an SUV. Authorities currently have the vehicle pinned between two larger vehicles including a SWAT van. The driver, reportedly in his 40s, is said to have a gun to his head.
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to the mission of the Houston Press. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Houston’s stories with no paywalls.
Support Our Journalism
The Harris County Sheriff's Office issued a community alert just before 7 p.m. saying that homicide investigators and the crime scene unit were en-route to a possible shooting location at a home near 711 Leaflet Lane in Spring.