HOUSTON – Investigation is underway after three people were shot and killed at an apartment in southwest Houston Wednesday.
The shooting was reported just after 10:30pm at an apartment complex located at 12101 Fondren Road.
According to investigators, a 10-year-old girl called her grandmother and other relatives saying she had been shot inside the apartment.
The police was immediately informed about the incident and when officers arrived, they located the girl’s mother, the girl’s 5 to 7-year-old sister and another man deceased inside the apartment.
Police said a 10-year-old girl the arm. She was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
“There’s no damage… Right now, we don’t have all the details and right now we’re just looking for a suspect to see what happened,” Assistant Chief Patty Cantu with the Houston Police Department said.
“This is a very, very tragic scene. We’re sending out prayers to the family,” Assistant Chief Patricia Cantu said. “This was a very difficult scene not only for us, the officers, but the family as well. So we’re sending out prayers and hopes that anybody has any information.”
Police said the deceased man’s relationship to the mother and her two daughters is unknown.
It was also confirmed that there was no sign of forced entry into the apartment.
Officers are gathering evidence from the scene to determine motive of the shooting and trace the culprit.