A capturing killed two individuals and wounded not less than seven whereas they had been filming a music video within the US state of Texas, authorities stated Saturday.
“We are now at 9 total gunshot wound victims: 2 were confirmed deceased at scene, 1 was critical, the others remain hospitalized,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted.
The assault on a gaggle of Hispanic males of their 20s occurred round 9:30 pm Friday (0330 GMT Saturday) at a parking zone in a residential Houston neighborhood, Gonzalez stated at a media briefing that night time.
A video posted on Twitter Saturday morning by a Houston Chronicle reporter confirmed bloodstains on the bottom within the parking zone and automobiles dotted with bullet holes.
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“There were other vehicles that were staged there, and they were filming some type of music video when, all of a sudden, basically they were ambushed, we believe by individuals in cars and/or foot that fired shots into the parking lot,” Gonzalez stated within the media briefing.
Police don’t but know the motive for the capturing, he added.
According to authorities figures, round 40,000 individuals died from gunfire in 2017 within the US, a rustic that’s affected by frequent gun violence.