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Gunman injures several in Houston

Kenneth McDaniel said he and DeSai closed their law firm in February due to economic conditions related to Houston's energy industry downturn.

They also spoke with Desai's father, who said his son would often complain about the failure of the firm. The auto that police searched was a Porsche Boxster, which was full of additional weapons.

Authorities have not publicly released the name of the gunman, but the license plates of the auto matched the DMV registration and a known address at the condo complex for DeSai. Three other victims were treated at the scene.

Houston Police say an active shooter opened fire on moving traffic north of West University early Monday.

The street in front of the condo complex, which is near the affluent enclave of West University Place, was still blocked off with police tape late Monday morning.

Delgado said that the suspect twice recently became upset about things at the complex. "He's a normal, average Joe", she said.

Jennifer Molleda's husband was among those hurt by glass. She called him shortly after and he told her "I'm hit, I'm hit".

Jennifer Molleda looks at the blood specked face of her husband, Alan Wakim, who had two bullets whiz by his face after going through his windshield during a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday morning, September 26, 2016, in Houston. He was taken to the hospital. The suspect was killed in the exchange.

"He's safe, he's alive", she said, adding that she recognized the shooter's vehicle. At least one injury is critical.

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Molleda said that said a few weeks ago, the suspect brandished an assault-style weapon at roofers in the complex. She didn't have more details.

A Houston Police Department bomb squad was en route to the site after a suspicious vehicle was discovered, ABC13 reported. He managed to flee and escape injury.

Fox News has since identified the gunman as Nathan DeSai, citing multiple sources.

The shootings began at about 6:30 a.m. Police later confirmed the suspect had died at the scene.

A bomb squad has investigated the suspect's vehicle, a Porsche, which was found parked near the scene.

Dozens of police vehicles could be seen just before 7 a.m.at a strip mall near the intersection of Weslayan and Bissonnet streets.

Even though the scene is contained you are asked to avoid this area. The injured patients were said to be drivers or passengers in the vehicles that were struck. On Sept. 17, a 20-year-old man stabbed 10 people at a Minnesota mall before being shot to death by an off-duty police officer. VIDEO: Witness describes active shooter situation in SW Houston " I literally heard the gunshots past my face", Wilson said.

Several people were rushed to the nearby hospital.

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