Sheriff: 7 injured in shooting at Houston flea market

1 year 6 months 4 weeks ago Monday, February 24 2020 Feb 24, 2020 February 24, 2020 5:17 AM February 24, 2020 in News
HOUSTON (AP) - A sheriff in Southeast Texas says seven people were injured after a shooting at a Houston flea market that was holding a dance. 
The Houston Chronicle reports  the incident happened Sunday night at the Mercado Sabadomingo. A man was detained after the shooting.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the suspect told authorities that the gun was in his pocket when it accidentally went off. But the sheriff adds the suspect's version of the incident didn't match the evidence. 
Gonzalez says one man was struck by the bullet, which then ricocheted and injured six others, all adults. He says the man who was shot did not know the suspect. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening. 
The investigation is ongoing. 
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