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>>>GOOD MORNING. HERE IS THE VERY LATEST NEWS FOR YOU THIS MORNING. WE HAVE BEEN COVERING THIS SINCE 4:30. A HUSBAND AND WIFE GUN DOWN JUST OUTSIDE THEIR HOME IN HARRIS COUNTY. WE HAVE UPDATES. LATE THIS MORNING WE SPOKE WITH FAMILY MEMBERS. >>>GOOD MORNING. A FEW MOMENTS AGO WE DID SPEAK WITH THE NEPHEW AND NIECE OF THESE VICTIMS. THE ENTIRE FAMILY IS HEARTBROKEN OF WHAT THEY CALL A SENSELESS ACT OF VIOLENCE. >>THEY WERE GREAT PEOPLE. THEY HAD NO ENEMIES. IT’S REALLY SAD. >>THE SHOOTING HAPPENED AT ABOUT 1:30 HAS A COUPLE WAS RETURNING HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL AFTER DEALING WITH THE DEATH OF A DIFFERENT LOVED ONE. THEIR SON-IN-LAW WAS IN THE HOME WHEN THE SHOOTING WAS GOING ON. HE CAME OUT TO SEE WHAT WAS GOING ON AND HE WAS HIT BY GUNFIRE. HE IS GOING TO BE OKAY. DEPUTIES DON’T KNOW WHY THE COUPLE WAS TARGETED AND THEY NEED HELP FINDING CLUES TO SOLVE THIS.>>THE HOUSE WAS STRUCK, AT LEAST ONE, MAYBE WE WILL FIND MORE. KEEP IN MIND, THERE WERE FIREARMS HERE AT THIS INTERSECTION AND EVEN AROUND THE BACKSTREET AS WELL. THERE WAS A LOT OF GUNFIRE. IT WAS A VIOLENT SCENE. >>DEPUTIES HAVE BEEN GOING DOOR TO DOOR ASKING NEIGHBORS IF THEY HAD VIDEO THAT MIGHT SHOW THE VEHICLE USED IN THIS CRIME. RIGHT NOW AUTHORITIES DON’T KNOW WHAT TYPE OF CAR THE BULLETS CAME FROM. BACK TO YOU.>>>I AM IN WEST HOUSTON. WE ARE AT BEACH KNOT AND THE BELTWAY WHERE A COUPLE RECENTLY HOME AND ILLICIT WAS ASLEEP UNDER THE OVERPASS. POLICE SAY A DRIVER CAME SPEEDING ACROSS THE MEDIUM AND HIT AND KILLED THEM. THE DRIVER IS IN THIS A BLACK LEXUS. HE TOOK OFF. HE WAS SPEEDING AWAY FROM A DIFFERENT CRASH WHEN HE HIT THEM. WE TALKED TO ONE PERSON IN THE CAR HE HIT IN THE FIRST ACCIDENT. HE SAID HE REEKED OF ALCOHOL. >>THEY WERE NOT EXPECTING TO BE OUT THERE AND GET KILLED.>>POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER THIS MORNING. THEY HAVE A GOOD IDEA OF WHO HE IS AND THEY SAY HE IS FACING SERIOUS CHARGES. REPORTING FROM WEST HOUSTON, EYEWITNESS NEWS. >>>LOVED ONE’S GRABBED DEAD RELATIVES ASHES AS THEY FRESH TO ESCAPE AN APARTMENT FIRE. REVIEWERS SHARED THIS VIDEO OF THE FLAMES THIS IS NEAR BURDINE. ONE WOMAN GOT OUT SAFELY WITH HER FOUR CHILDREN AND OTHER NEIGHBORS GRABBED THE ASHES. THEY SPOKE WITH OUR PHOTOGRAPHER OVERNIGHT. >>I GOT THE ASHES. >>I GOT THE ASHES. >>A GREASE FIRE IN THE KITCHEN MAY HAVE SPREAD. THANKFULLY NO ONE WAS HURT. WHILE FIREFIGHTERS WERE AT THE FIRE THEY SAID DRIVER RAN OVER A FIRE HOSE. HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY TO BE TESTED FOR DRUGS OR ALCOHOL. AND AN ILLEGALLY PARKED DRIVER SLOW DOWN FIREFIGHTERS. THEY HAD TO DRAPE HOSES OVER THE VEHICLE BECAUSE THE DRIVER PARKED RIGHT IN FRONT OF A HYDRANT. THERE WAS A TICKET ON THE FRONT OF THE CAR. >>>A WOMAN ACTING IN SELF- DEFENSE? SHE SHOT HER EX-BOYFRIEND. THIS SHOOTING HAPPENED AT ABOUT 10 PM WHEN THE BOYFRIEND BROKE INTO HER HOUSE. THE WOMAN SAYS SHE FIRED BECAUSE SHE FEARED FOR HER LIFE. SHE HAD HER EX-BOYFRIEND IN THE CHEST. HE IS EXPECTED TO SURVIVE. >>>WE WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AN 11-YEAR-OLD FOOTBALL PLAYER WHO COLLAPSED AFTER FOOTBALL PRACTICE. CPR WAS IMMEDIATELY PERFORMED. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. NO WORD ON THE CHILD’S CONDITION THIS MORNING. >>>BUCKYS SELLS THE BEST GAS STATION COFFEE AND THE ENTIRE COUNTRY. GAS BUDDY.COM SAYS THE RANKING IS BASED ON 2 MILLION USER REVIEWS. QUIKTRIP RACETRACK, PILOT AND LOVES, NUMBER 5. THEY HAVE THE BEST RESTROOMS AND THE BEST COFFEE. I GUESS YOU COULD DRINK THE COFFEE IN THE RESTROOM.>>OKAY. NEVERMIND. >>LET’S MOVE ON. ALL RIGHT. WE HAVE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A RAIN SHOWER SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10. A 20% CHANCE YOU WILL ENCOUNTER AN ISOLATED DOWNPOUR. TEMPERATURES FROM THE 70s INTO THE 90s. CLOSER TO THE COASTLINE IT’S WARMER. OUT WEST WE FALL INTO THE 60s AND 70s. ESPECIALLY THE NORTHERN COUNTIES, THERE IN THE 60s. HERE IS THE TROPICAL DEVELOPMENT. JERRY HAS NO THREAT TO LAND. KAREN WE ARE CONTINUING TO MONITOR. IT IS MOVING AWAY FROM PUERTO RICO BUT IT COULD STALL OVER THE ATLANTIC AND THEN MAKE A JOG TOWARD THE WEST. RIGHT NOW IT IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT US IN TEXAS. WE COULD SEE AN IMPACT FROM THIS TROPICAL DISTURBANCE ON THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE YUCATAN. IT BRINGS MOISTURE IN OUR DIRECTION FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. NOT A COMPLETE WASHOUT. RAIN COULD ACCUMULATE. COMPUTER MODELS PROJECT LESS THAN A HALF INCH FOR MOST AREAS. OR COULD BE AN ISOLATED DOWN FOR AND WE MIGHT SEE TWO INCHES OF RAIN THERE. IT WILL BE VERY ISOLATED. PROBLEMS WILL BE MINOR STREET FLOODING. LOOKING AHEAD, GETTING PAST THE WEEKEND, DRIER CONDITIONS AND THEN THE RAIN CHANCES CREEP UP. THAT IS AHEAD OF WHAT COULD BE OUR FIRST FULL FRONT. WE COULD BE DEALING WITH RAIN WITH THAT AND A HUMIDITY DROP AND A TEMPERATURE DROP. WE WILL KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON IT FOR YOU. >>>WE ARE TRACKING YOUR DRIVE ON INTERSTATE 10. AT THE SANDA SENTELLE BRIDGE BOTH LOCATIONS ARE OPEN EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND. ALL TRAFFIC HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE EASTBOUND BRIDGE, THE UNDAMAGED ASIDE AFTER BRIDGE BARGE ACCIDENT. TO LANES IS GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO USE THAT ON A REGULAR BASIS. >>THAT IS ALL THE TIME WE HAVE FOR EYEWITNESS NEWS THIS MORNING.>>>WE’RE CONSTANTLY UPDATING OUR APP AND WE ALWAYS HAVE INFORMATION UPDATED ON ABC13.COM. >>

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