BREAKING: 7 Wounded in Houston Shopping Center Shooting

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ABC News is reporting that 7 people have been wounded in a shooting at a Houston strip mall:

The Houston Police Department has responded to an active shooter situation in a shopping center that has left multiple people wounded, according to an alert published by the city.

Police said the suspect was shot by officers responding to the scene.

The Houston Fire Department confirmed to ABC News that the shooting began at 6:29 a.m. at a Petco store.

Local ABC affiliate KTRK reported that seven people were injured in the attack. Police said the individuals have been transported to area hospitals.

“At this time, the shooting scene is believed to be contained, but residents are asked to please avoid the area of Wesleyan St, between Westpark Drive and Bissonnet Street as it is still an active response and investigation scene,” the alert read.