HPD: 2 women, 1 man found shot execution-style at NW Houston apartment

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by Malini Basu / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on April 27, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 28 at 7:15 AM

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HOUSTON - Three people were found shot to death at the Pines of Northwest Crossing Apartments in northwest Houston Sunday evening.

According to the Houston Police Department, they were all shot execution-style. Neighbors heard the gun shots and called 911.

It happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the 7400 block of Hillmont near Hollister.

"It scares me, I have kids," said Maria Serna, a neighbor who was walking over to a friend's house.

Investigators said two women and one man were killed during the home invasion. There was forced entry into the apartment.

"Two Hispanic females and one Hispanic male, unknown age," said Police Sgt. Christopher Hassig, with the HPD's Homicide Division.

"Supposedly, it's a prostitute's house and they killed two females and a male. Everybody knows about them around here," said Serna.

Officers said the victims were shot several times in the first floor loft-style apartment. They were all found in close proximity, and they may have been killed with a shotgun.

"It looks like they were shot execution-style, in between the living room and the kitchen area. There is a great deal of disarray," said Hassig.

"I know we pass by here, there were three or four guys here in white. I don't know if it was them or not. I don't even want to come outside anymore," said Erica Serna, a neighbor.

It's unclear what the suspects were after. Investigators are looking for three to four suspects who took off in a black colored car. No other description is available.

Anyone with information can call Crime stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.   All tips will remain anonymous.

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