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Houston police: Ex-spouse kills 2, hurts 2 in home

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MANDATORY CREDIT KTRK; NO ACCESS HOUSTON MARKET; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKS++INCLUDES ANNOTATION++KTRK - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MANDATORY CREDIT KTRK; NO ACCESS HOUSTON MARKET; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSHouston - 24 November 2022++NIGHT SHOTS++1. Small group of police officers outside of patrol car2. Houston Police vehicles and officers3. Houston Forensic Science Center truck arrives4. House exterior5. Various law enforcement officers and vehiclesSTORYLINE:A man believed to be a former spouse entered a Houston-area home and shot four people who were celebrating Thanksgiving, killing two and wounding two others Thursday evening.A woman and a man were pronounced dead at the scene. A second man was in critical condition and a 15-year-old boy was in stable condition at a hospital, Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Patricia Cantu said.Police did not identify the suspect and an arrest was not immediately made, but Cantu said the shooter was believed to be the former spouse of the woman who was killed in the shooting reported at 9:18 p.m. on the 1500 block of Bagget Lane.“The families were celebrating, they just finished eating. The suspect, who is known to be the ex-husband of the deceased female, came into the back door and just started firing at the people inside the house,” Cantu said. “There were four other people inside the house. As soon as they heard the shooting, they ran to the rooms for safety,” Cantu said. “The suspect discharged multiple rounds and even reloaded his weapon at the scene.”The shooting was a “domestic-related incident,” Cantu said.Friends were invited to the dinner and police were unsure whether the victims were related or who owned the home, Cantu said.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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