Top stories this morning August 27th

Homicide investigators say two people were shot in southwest Houston. It happened last night, in the 5900 block of westward. At last check, investigators still trying to determine what sparked the incident.


At least one man has been shot near the campus of Texas Southern University. It happened at the university courtyard apartments. It’s not clear right now if the victim is a student. The person was taken to the hospital last night. A suspect is in custody.          


Arson is investigating a fire at a beauty supply store in southeast Houston. Firefighters were called out to the building on MLK, just before three this morning. Crews forced their way in through the side of the store. It took about 20 minutes to get the flames under control.

No injuries have been reported.



WDBJ television began its morning newscast today, with the photos of the victims of yesterday's on-air shooting.

            Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were gunned down while live on the air, near Roanoke, Virginia. The man who killed them later took his own life. The woman being interviewed during the segment was also shot and is recovering in the hospital.