2 people shot inside METRO bus following altercation in N. Houston, police say

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Monday, June 5, 2023
Shots fired inside METRO bus in north Houston, police say
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The Metro Police Department says they are looking for a man and woman who were reportedly involved in the argument that lead to the shooting.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Two people were left injured following a shooting inside a METRO bus after an argument in north Houston, according to the Metro Police Department

The shooting happened on Tidwell Road and Bauman Road.

According to MPD, a man and woman reportedly got into an altercation with two other people already on the bus at the Northline Transit Center.

When the bus reached Tidwell, the man reportedly asked the woman to get off the bus, but she refused. Metro police says that was when he exited the bus, pulled out a weapon, and fired into the bus twice, injuring two other passengers.

One person was shot in the shoulder, and the other was hit in the wrist. Both were taken to the hospital and are expected to be OK, police said.

It was not confirmed if the two people shot were involved in the altercation.

Metro police says there is surveillance footage of what occurred and an active search for the man and woman is underway.