The worst of the bunch involved an ambush on a southeast Houston apartment, where four people were shot and three were killed.
The shooting happened off Calhoun and Ward around 1:10 a.m.
Police say two men barged into an upstairs apartment, shooting all four people inside.
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Two men and one woman died at the scene, and an additional male victim was rushed to Ben Taub Hospital in critical condition.
Shooting: 4700 Ward. Prelim info: 4 people shot, only 1 conscious. #hounews CC8— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 24, 2020
Earlier Friday morning, a man says he was randomly shot while driving on the North Loop.
He told officers a Honda Accord with several men inside pulled up and shot him in the shoulder.
The man pulled into a gas station for help around 12:30 a.m. on the North Loop near Homestead.
Video from the scene shows bullets ripped through the passenger side of the car.
Shooting: N. Loop @ Homestead. Prelim info: Drive by. Male shot in shoulder. Suspects in Honda— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 24, 2020
Accord #hounews CC8
On Houston's south side, police are looking for a gunman who shot a man while he was riding his bike.
The shooting happened off Eastwood near Ward Street.
The victim told investigators we saw a man in a van get upset with a woman, and then started shooting.
That's when the victim says he was hit in the rear end. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.
Shooting: St. Jospehs @ Main. Prelim info: Homeless male shot in buttocks. #hounews CC8— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 24, 2020
Finally, another random shooting occurred on 288 near MacGregor around 9:55 p.m. where the victim told police his car was randomly targeted.
The man was struck in the back, but is expected to survive.
All four overnight shootings occurred within about three hours of each other.
Shooting: 6800 Cullen. Prelim info: Male shot in the back, transported to area hospital. #hounews CC8— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 24, 2020