“Lawful as they were releasing the balloons up into the air turned into when the vehicle got here,” Ed Gonzalez, the Harris County sheriff said. “Almost on the true time is when they opened fire exact into a crowd.”
FILE: Harris County Sheriff officers responded to a shooting Sunday night that broke up a vigil. (Photograph by Scott Halleran/Getty Photos)
(Scott Halleran/Getty Photos)
Gonzalez said there were about 50 participants that were gathered in Baytown for the match. Three of these injured were flown to position hospitals and listed in serious situation, KHOU 11 reported.
He said there turned into a jump house stuffed with children fair steps a long way from the shooting scene. Two of these injured were a pastor and his important other who were attending the vigil, a file said.
Harris County Sheriff officials comprise said they’re investigating the shooting.
Authorities are investigating if the shooting turned into gang-related. The KHOU file said there turned into a “disturbance” at one in every of the hospitals the place victims were handled.
Ed Gonzalez said children were near the place the shooting happened. Photographer: Sharon Steinmann/Bloomberg through Getty Photos
(Sharon Steinmann/Bloomberg through Getty Photos)
The vigil turned into organized by a mother who had fair misplaced her son who turned into killed weeks ago, ABC 13 reported. About 30 gunshots were heard, witnesses said.
“Other folks were screaming and working to their automobiles,” one take a look at instructed the place.
The Connected Press contributed to this file