2 Killed, 7 Injured in Friday Night Shooting near Houston

Gunmen Ambushes Group Filming Rap Video, Kills 2, Injures 7


Two people died, and several others were injured in a shooting that happened Friday night near Houston in Texas.

Authorities said gunmen ambushed a group of Hispanic males in their 20s as they were filming a rap music video.

The incident occurred over several blocks of a residential neighborhood in north Harris County. The group was filming in the parking lot of an office park.

According to Harris County Sheriff Harris Gonzalez, authorities believe the assailants were in cars and/or on foot when they attacked the group. It remained unclear if the group returned fire.

Gonzalez said the situation is very serious and that a lot of shots were fired. The scene of the shooting stretched several blocks.

Authorities were not sure if there was a beef going on or what caused the shooting.

Authorities will use available surveillance footage in the area and the contents of the video that was being filmed to uncover the reasons behind the shooting.