Authorities said five people were shot at the Cole’s Antique Village & Flea Market on Sunday. As of 8:40 p.m., the shooter hadn’t been taken into custody.
PEARLAND, Texas — Several people were shot, including children, at a popular Houston-area flea market on Sunday, according to Pearland Police Department officials.
Authorities said five people were shot at the Cole’s Antique Village & Flea Market off Highway 35 just south of the Beltway.
Pearland PD Public Information Officer Chad Rogers said they got the first 911 call about the shooting just after 5:30 p.m.
Rogers said an argument broke out between two people and shots were fired. Investigators aren’t sure if one or both of the people involved in the argument had guns. Police said they didn’t think it was a targeted attack.
Two juveniles and three adults were shot. They were taken to area hospitals for treatment. The conditions of the victims were not released when Pearland police gave an update at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
As of 8:45 p.m., no one had been taken into custody, according to Rogers. It’s unknown if the police know the identities of the people who were involved in the argument that led to the shooting.
Police asked the public to come forward with information. They told anyone with information about the shooting to call 281-997-5828. Those who provide tips have the option to remain anonymous.
Here’s the update Rogers provided on Sunday night near the scene of the shooting: