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Three bodies found following a shooting near Houston

Three people are dead after a shooting Thursday morning in a northwest Harris County neighborhood, deputies said. CBS affiliate KHOU

Police at the scene of a shooting in northwest Harris County, Texas, where three people were found dead, including two in the car (above), Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
CBS affiliate KHOU

(CBS/AP) HOUSTON - Harris County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of three bodies in a northwest neighborhood after a shooting around 10 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies found one shooting victim in a parking lot of a recreation center and two more inside a car that had crashed into a house. Windows of the car appeared to be shot out.

Investigators say evidence shows the victims were armed with pistols. They also found a bag of marijuana inside the wrecked car.

Area residents told CBS affiliate KHOU that the neighborhood has had problems with break-ins and drug deals.

Names of the victims and other details have not been released.

  • Iris Carreras

    Iris Carreras covers crime for CBSNews.com

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