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7 people were shot dead in Houston during Halloween

At least 7 people were killed and 17 others injured in more than a dozen shootings in the Houston area during the violent Halloween holiday, according to a report by ABC 13 on Monday.

The report said that a woman was shot dead Friday evening and at least five people were wounded in separate shootings in the Houston area.

Early Saturday morning, a teenage girl was shot near a party hall in northwest Harris County and a man was shot during a robbery in southwest Houston, the report added.

Later, authorities said, a woman in southwest Houston turned herself in to law enforcement after she killed her mother and shot her father.

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, a man was shot dead and a teen was wounded outside a home in southeast Houston.about:blank

Throughout Sunday, at least three separate shootings took place across Houston, Texas’ largest city, killing two people and wounding at least six others, including a father and his one-year-old son, in a roadside shooting.

Source: “ABC 13” + “Xinhua”

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