HOUSTON - A homeowner shot three suspects and killed two of them during a drive-by shooting in north Houston, according to Houston Police.

Officers said late Friday night, three suspects in a four door car opened fire in front of a home on Glenburnie Drive and Mercedes Lane.

The owner of the home returned fire and hit all three suspects inside the vehicle. Two of the suspects died from the gunshot wounds, officers said.

The homeowner was not injured in the shooting.

Officers said they are investigating the shooting as a case of self-defense.