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Houston Crime: 2 dead and 3 injured in 4 separate shootings overnight in the Houston area

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – There was a series of shootings in the Houston area overnight, but no gunmen were arrested.

One was killed and one injured in a shootout at the Diamond Inn on the Gulf Freeway

Around 4 a.m. Monday morning, two men were shot dead at the Diamond Inn on the Gulf Freeway near Canniff in southeast Houston.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other was shot in the arm. First responders put a tourniquet on him and took him to a hospital in serious condition, Houston police said.

Police said the incident began as a fistfight between several motel residents. The fight escalated into a shootout.

Investigators said several different people fired their guns. Police described it as a chaotic scene.

The gunmen escaped. Investigators reviewed the motel’s surveillance video.

Man killed by three masked men in front yard of house in Sunnyside

In the Sunnyside neighborhood, a man is dead after being shot multiple times around 1:45 a.m. in the 7700 block of McLean near Cullen and Bellfort

Police believe the victim was attacked by three masked men who shot and killed him while he was in the front yard with his girlfriend.

The masked perpetrators fled the scene.

HPD said the motive for the shooting is unknown, although they believe the man was assaulted.

Man shot in abdomen in Willowbrook area

In northwest Houston, in the Willowbrook area, a man was shot in the abdomen just before 11 p.m. Sunday.

People living nearby heard gunshots and saw the man lying on the ground in a North Gessner parking lot near Mills, HPD said.

The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition, police said.

What exactly led to the shooting was unclear.

Man shot dead in attempted robbery on Gulf Freeway and Griggs in southeast Houston

Just before 10 p.m., a man was shot dead in southeast Houston after police said two other men tried to rob him along the Gulf Freeway near Griggs.

Police said the victim attempted to run from the two suspects at Block 6100 of the Gulf Freeway.

He was shot in the hip area and taken to the hospital.

Investigators weren’t sure if the alleged robberies got away with anything.

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