Three shot outside Texas barbershop after argument over who came first in foot race

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Police accidental nary of the wounded endure from life-threatening injuries

3 injured aft shooting extracurricular Houston barbershop

An statement betwixt 2 men successful their forties implicit who won a ft contention that took spot astir a period agone led to a shootout extracurricular a barbershop successful Texas, resulting successful 3 injuries.

The Houston Police Department said the incidental took spot extracurricular the ‘Mean Kutz’ barbershop astatine Tidwell Road successful Houston metropolis astir 3pm connected Saturday.

“There were 2 males who were arguing extracurricular the barbershop present implicit who ran a contention faster,” Wendy Baimbridge, adjunct main of the Houston Police Department, told the media.

“So astatine that point, 1 of the victims started walking distant from the argument. The fishy past changeable him doubly successful the shoulder,” she added.

The victim, successful his forties and not identified by the police, was taken to the Kingwood Hospital.

Two different bystanders were besides caught successful the shooting. None of the three, however, sustained immoderate life-threatening injuries, the constabulary said. One of the bystanders was deed successful the buttocks and the different successful the arm. Both were taken to the Memorial Hospital.

“I conscionable came to get a haircut but that didn’t spell arsenic planned,” 1 pistillate who came for a haircut, but witnessed the shooting, told quality transmission ABC’s Houston station.

The fishy escaped soon aft the shootout successful a achromatic Nissan frontier, the licence sheet of which is yet to beryllium obtained by the police. The constabulary said helium was besides successful his forties and goes by the sanction Trae.

Officials said they are gathering CCTV footage and video footage from 1 of the witnesses’ phones.

In 2019, determination were 14,400 gun-related homicides successful the US. Killings that involving a weapon accounted for astir three-quarters of each homicides successful the state successful 2019.

As per a 2020 Gallup poll, 44 per cent of Americans reported that they oregon idiosyncratic successful their household owned a gun.

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