HOUSTON - Police say a man, a woman and a young girl were killed in a shooting in southwest Houston, and another girl was wounded.
Authorities are working to identify a suspect or suspects in the deadly shooting that was reported around 10:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 12100 block of Fondren Road.
Police say a girl had called a family member and told them she and the others had been shot. Officers responded to the scene and found the two adults and a six-year-old girl dead in the apartment.
A 10-year-old girl was also found with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition.
According to family members, the 10-year-old girl was the one who called her grandmother after the shooting. The family members say she played dead until the shooter left, then she locked the door and made the FaceTime call.
Police say the woman who was killed is the mother of the two children. Family members identified the man as the father.
Authorities are investigating what led up to the shooting, but police say there were no signs of forced entry into the apartment.
The shooter fled the scene and remains at large. Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.