According to preliminary information, the Houston Police Department says, the man fired at officers, and three officers returned fire.
The four victims were transported to a local hospital in unknown conditions.
A Houston grandmother is calling for change after she says there's been gunshots outside her home for weeks. A bullet came through her kitchen window a day after Christmas and now on Sunday alone four people were shot near her house.
Houston police say a man claims he fatally shot another man in self-defense at a house in Acres Homes.
Detectives have arrested and charged a suspect in the deadly shooting earlier this month that left one man dead and another injured in Acres Homes.
Houston police are looking for two suspects in the shooting of two men in Acres Homes Friday morning. Police say one man is dead and another is in the hospital.
"It's growing and growing and growing," said Ruby Bennett. "It's got a life of its own."