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Published on May 24, 2024
Houston Police Investigate Oak Meadows Shooting: 1 Woman Killed, 2 Men Critically InjuredSource: X/Houston Police

A deadly shooting has rocked the Oak Meadows neighborhood in Houston, where one woman was killed and two men were critically injured on Thursday night. The Houston Police Department reported that the incident took place around 9:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Choate Circle. According to FOX26 Houston, the deceased woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while the injured men are now fighting for their lives in the hospital.

As the neighborhood struggles to come to grips with this tragedy, details surrounding the shooting remain scarce. A man arrived at a fire station shortly after the incident before being rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The connection between the victims, who were all in their early 20s, has not been specified. It was stated by officials that there may have been a home invasion involved, but an investigation is ongoing.

Authorities have sought to reassure the public in the wake of the shooting. The Houston Police assured residents that there is no immediate threat to the community at large, as indicated in a statement on social media. "Eastside officers are at a shooting scene 1100 Choate Circle. One adult female deceased at the scene, adult male transported in critical condition. While officers were working the scene a second male showed up at an area fire station and was transported in critical condition. 202" reported the Houston Police via X. This suggests that those responsible for the shooting may not be on the loose, although it remains clear if any suspects have been taken into custody or identified.

The investigation remains active, updates are expected to be provided to the public.