Two people killed in shooting in US Houston restaurant

TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) – Thursday night, two people, including a gunman, were killed, in a shooting at a restaurant in Houston, the United States.

The US police reportedly responded to the reports of the incident at around 8:15 pm local time, surrounding the scene at 410 Bagby Street. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown, and there is no known motivation behind it at the moment, Sputnik reported.

At least three individuals were shot, two of whom died, at Houston's "Downtown Aquarium" restaurant on Thursday night, according to local media, citing authorities.

According to the Houston Chronicle, a third individual was wounded and sent to the hospital. One of the deceased victims has supposedly been recognized as a suspect.
The city's police have released a photo of the police cars on the scene, with officers responding to the incident.

The local Click2Houston affiliated with NBC stated, citing Lieutenant Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department, that the suspect shot a man and a woman before turning the pistol on himself.

The two men died on the spot, while the woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to authorities.


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