2 dead, almost 2 dozen more injured at house party near Houston

2 dead, almost 2 dozen more injured at house party near Houston

A massive house party advertised on Twitter turned violent when two people were shot and almost two dozen others were injured late Saturday in northwest Harris County, deputies said.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 10, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 10 at 11:49 AM

CYPRESS, Texas -- A massive house party advertised on Twitter turned violent when two people were shot and almost two dozen others were injured late Saturday in northwest Harris County, deputies said.

According to Harris County Sheriff's Office, the mass shooting happened at 11:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of Enchanted Creek Drive.

Photos: Deadly shooting at Houston house party

More than 100 people, mostly young adults, were at the scene when the gunfire started and many fled the home in a panicked rush to escape.

Deputies said a man and a woman were killed, while at least 22 others were injured during the shooting. One of the victims died at the scene, while another at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital.

Injuries range from critical to minor, deputies said. Five area hospitals received the injured, some of whom were transported by emergency vehicles and others in their own vehicles.

A hospital official said two of the victims were being treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital. One is in critical condition and the other is in fair condition.

Deputies are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting.


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