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Local rapper killed, 3 injured after shooting in northwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — On Saturday afternoon, officials responded to the 1000 block of Glen avenue near Mount street in northwest Houston after reports of a shooting.

Houston police said they arrived to the scene around 12:45 p.m.

Chief Art Acevedo says the 29-year-old man who was killed is a local rapper, and that the shooting may be gang-related and retaliatory based on previous acts of violence.

Three other people were transported to local area hospitals in unknown conditions.

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HPD commanders, investigators & PIO en route to a shooting incident in the 1000 block of Calvin that occurred about 12:45 p.m. Preliminary information is one person is dead, three others taken by ambulance or private auto to area hospitals. No other info.

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Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference where he encouraged the community to let law enforcement do their job, while also making promises to catch all those involved.

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