7 shot, 5 dead in Houston-area shooting


PRING, Texas — Seven people were shot, five fatally, in a Houston suburb Wednesday, according to police.

Details are few. However, a statement from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office reports Precinct 4 deputy constables responded to a reported shooting at a home located in Spring, Texas.

Spring is about 25 miles north of Houston.

Police are in a standoff with a possible suspect who is in a cul-de-sac in a nearby residential area.

Contributing: The Associated Press

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