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Shelter in Place issued

PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 11:49 am
by unome
http://www.houstonemergency.org/go/doc/2263/2834966/

AlertHouston | Active Shooter near Memorial & BW-8. City issues Shelter-in-Place
DATE: May 29, 2016 11:38:44 AM CDT

The Houston Police Department is responding to reports of an active shooter near the Memorial Drive and Beltway-8 area in W Houston. Residents in the area are being asked to shelter in place until further notice. This includes:

Shutting all windows and doors
Drawing shades
Sheltering in an interior room away from windows and doors.

If you find yourself in danger from shooting:

Run - Run away if you can
Hide - Try to hide from the assailant - silence/turn off all mobile phones
Fight - If you must, use whatever you have to fight away the assailant

Additional information will be provided shortly at houstontx.gov/emergency and through local media.

Re: Shelter in Place issued

PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:17 pm
by unome
video at the link: http://abc13.com/news/active-shooter-fi ... n/1361533/

Updated 2 mins ago
HOUSTON (KTRK) --
There's an active male shooter discharging a weapon and firing shots in west Houston.

It is happening in the 13000 block of Memorial Drive, near Wilcrest.

The shooting is active and there are no reports of anyone being struck.

The Houston Police Department is asking resident in the area to shelter-in-place until further notice. http://www.houstonemergency.org

Re: Shelter in Place issued

PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 12:29 pm
by unome
https://twitter.com/houstonpolice

Houston Police Department
12 mins ยท

Update on active shooter situation on Memorial Drive:

The scene is still active; continue to avoid the area.

The latest information is that 1 suspect is dead at the scene and 1 suspect was wounded and has been transported to an area hospital.

1 citizen was found deceased inside of a vehicle.

Media staging area is on Wilcrest at Pinerock.