Six people were injured and two were dead on the spot during the random shoot attack in Houston. Besides, a helicopter got struck when a gunman was shooting by using a highly powerful rifle. The police officials told that the gunman was shooting randomly and cleared the spot to injury and dead within few minutes. It was an unexpected incident. One bystander and one suspect were two people who died on the spot.
Two constables and four people were injured severely. Martha Montalvo, who is the Houston Police Chief, told that both officers are recovering and at present discharged from the hospital. One of the constables suffered due to the wound in the hand. Another constable was shot exactly on the bullet proof vest.
The authorities told that the scene was chaotic. The police officials told the gas pump got struck when the shooting exploded in flames. Along with this, a helicopter that came to help was knocked out with five bullets. The officials report the leading news channels that they asked for bomb squad to check the entire area to find out suspicious item. Two police cruisers and other cars in the street were shot. One of the photos of the police official’s cruiser showed dozen bullet holes on the hood and in the windshield. Authorities initially doubted on two people. Both of them were not still identified clearly. One of the suspects was injured at the shooting spot and hospitalized. Another suspect was seen dead at the shooting scene.
John Cannon, who is the spokesman of Houston Police, told that the suspect who is dead is the main shooter of the scene. He was seen active shooting the people. He had weapons like AR-15-type and a pistol.
When briefing the incident on Sunday afternoon, Cannon told that he was not sure whether the two men knew each other. He is also doubtful to claim that the injured person as a suspect. Cannon added that he did not what their role was and why they attempted to shot. He also told that he has commented to police officials what was happening in the scene. He did not know what was happening but was one among the shooting spot.
Cannon told that the man came out of the car after parking. When the suspect came out, another man started to shoot him without any reason. He was shot dead on the spot. Three people were wounded and there were adults. They did not have any life-threatening injuries. Bryon Wilson was one among them. He was shot in a shoulder and in both legs. It was reported by mother of Bryon Wilson. Denise Slaughter is another victim. She was travelling to have her brunch and she had heard the shots.