Man, woman shot after verbal altercation in grocery store parking lot in SE Houston, police say

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Friday, March 3, 2023
Man, woman shot in grocery store parking lot in SE Houston, police say
Police said they received a call about a second gunshot victim showing up to the fire station down the street from the shopping center where someone was allegedly shot in the leg.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a southeast Houston grocery store parking lot on Friday afternoon.

Shortly after 1 p.m., officers responded to the Fiesta grocery store at 9240 Cullen Boulevard.

Officials said a woman notified police that she may have shot someone in the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they learned that a verbal altercation turned physical between a group in the parking lot, which led to the shooting, Sgt. Alexandra Morgan with HPD said.

According to police, two people, a man and woman, were shot.

Shortly after, police said they received a call that a gunshot wound victim had arrived at Houston Fire Station 55. ABC13 spoke with a witness at the scene who said the two injured people were his girlfriend and her twin brother.

SkyEye flew over the fire station and captured video of a woman with what appears to be a wound to the leg being loaded into an ambulance.

Officials said it is unclear what led up to the altercation between the siblings and woman at this time.

Both are being treated at local hospitals at this time, police said.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, and the woman who notified police has been detained, officials said.

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