6 people killed in a span of 12 hours in separate shootings across Houston area

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Saturday, June 25, 2022
Eyewitness News at 6am - June 25, 2022
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Eyewitness News at 6am - June 25, 2022

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Five separate shootings occurred in the Houston area from Friday evening until early Saturday morning, killing six people in less than 12 hours.

The video above is from a previous newscast.

Two shootings occurred near the Gulf Freeway, confirmed by a series of tweets sent out by the Houston Police Department.

The third shooting happened near the 12400 block of Fondren where a man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in front of a store and one was left injured, police said.

The fourth incident that is now a homicide investigation occurred in the 6600 block of Hirsch in northeast Houston, where a man was found dead at the scene.

The fifth shooting happened in southeast Houston. According to officers, two groups of men, ages 17 to early 20s, confronted each other at a home in the 4100 block lane of Madden Lane.

Police believe a disturbance led to an exchange of gunfire. Two were pronounced dead at the scene. One injured was taken to a hospital in critical condition where he underwent surgery. The other sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to be OK, police said.