1 person killed, another injured in shooting attack at apartment complex in Northwest Houston

HOUSTON – Houston Police are investigating after one person was killed and another was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex northwest of Houston.

Around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Houston Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 8000 block of Hammerly Boulevard, near Ridgecrest Drive in northwest Houston, in response to a report making state of a shootout.

When police arrived at the scene, they learned that two gunshot victims had been transported from the scene. One person was then declared dead. At the final check-up, the other gunshot victim was hospitalized and is expected to survive his injuries, police said.

Witnesses reported hearing vehicles pulling away from the scene shortly after the shooting.

A detective at the scene said four to five bullets were fired in total.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear and the case is still under investigation by the Houston Police Department. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Houston Police Department at (713) 884-3131 or Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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