Gunman injures 9 at Houston shopping center; suspect killed by officers

HOUSTON -- Houston police shot and killed a suspected active shooter who injured nine people at a strip mall parking lot Monday morning.

KHOU reports ambulances and emergency vehicles responded to Randalls grocery store shopping center around 6:30 a.m.

Police said in a tweet that several victims are being taken to a local hospital. According to CNN, nine people were hurt and taken to the hospital. Three were treated and released. One person is in critical condition and one person is in serious condition.

The suspect is a lawyer who lived in the neighborhood, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters. Montalvo declined to release the suspect's identity but told reporters "he is a lawyer and there were issues concerning his law firm."

The investigation is ongoing.