911 calls of a shooter in the neighborhood and quickly became the suspect's target. Officers returned fire.
|Police inspect car of Houston shooter Nathan desai|
The suspect, who she did not name at the time, was a neighborhood resident and an attorney who was having problems at his law firm, Montalvo said.She said police found numerous weapons at the scene. The suspect's Porsche was being scrutinized by a bomb-squad robot, and she said the man's apartment also would be thoroughly searched. Residents of a local condominium building were asked to shelter in place for several hours while the investigation was active.There were no reports of other gunmen, Montalvo said.
Several ambulances and other emergency vehicles responded to the
Randalls grocery store shopping center shortly at about 6:30 a.m. local time. Bellaire, West University and Houston emergency responders worked together to take the victims to area hospitals.
Eduardo Andrade, 42, told the Houston Chronicle he inadvertently drove his Audi A3 into the middle of the active shooter scene but was not wounded.
"I covered myself, accelerated and tried to get out of there. I did not know if someone was following me or trying to shoot me," he said. "It's so random, think of it, if I was driving a little faster or a little slower, the bullet would have had a different trajectory."
Antwon Wilson, 30, told the Associated Press he also found himself driving into the shooting scene after dropping off his girlfriend at work. He fled to safety but could “literally hear the gunfire flying.”
The Houston lawyer shooting comes at a time when America is still recovering from many shooting scandal tragedies that have plagued the country.
Several blocks in the area were closed off. Some vehicles in the area were parked with bullet holes or shattered windshields.
"Please join me in keeping the victims of the shooting in Houston this morning in your thoughts and prayers," Gov.
Greg Abbott tweeted.
I am totally at loss with these kinds of happenings.Why would a respected and successful attorney like Natahn Desai decide to go on a shooting spree just because he has issues with his firm?Was he suicidal cos he must have know how this was gonna end for him,death!