One man was shot and six others were harmed when a weapon released during a move at a swap meet in Houston Sunday night, as indicated by Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Sheriff’s appointees reacted to a report of seven individuals who took shots at the Mercado SabaDomingo swap meet in the northern piece of the city around 7 p.m. nearby time.
Agents had the option to establish that just a single individual, a grown-up male, was shot in the leg. Six others, all grown-ups, were harmed when the slug left the man and ricocheted, Gonzalez said during a press instruction. They endured “minor, shallow sort wounds,” he said.
Every one of the seven individuals was moved to emergency clinics, Gonzalez told journalists.
There were a few youngsters at the scene, which was occupied on account of the move, however, none were harmed in the episode, as indicated by Gonzalez.
“This could have been a great deal more awful,” Gonzalez told journalists at the instructions. “It’s a marvel nobody else was genuinely harmed, particularly the kids.”
A man was kept at the scene and is being met by specialists, Gonzalez said.
An observer announced seeing the kept man holding a firearm before they heard a discharge, Gonzalez stated, yet the man told agents he had the weapon in his pocket.
Gonzalez said that the man had been drinking and his story wasn’t steady with proof. “Weapons and liquor are definitely not a decent blend,” Gonzalez said.
Agents are attempting to decide whether the man intended to shoot a shot or if the release of the firearm was coincidental.