Tragic Incident at Texas Marketplace Results in Child’s Death and Injuries to Four

by Andrew Wright
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In a devastating turn of events at a Texas flea market, a child tragically lost their life while four others sustained injuries following a shooting on Sunday evening, according to authorities.

The incident, which unfolded at Cole’s Flea Market in the vicinity of Pearland, prompted a swift response from law enforcement at approximately 5:34 p.m., as reported by the Pearland Police Department via a social media platform previously known as Twitter. Emergency medical personnel transported the affected individuals to local medical facilities.

Pearland Police Officer Chad Rogers, during a press briefing later that evening, revealed that the shooting occurred amidst a dispute between two individuals who were strangers to each other. This altercation escalated, resulting in an exchange of gunfire within the confines of the market, as stated by the police.

As of the latest updates, one of the individuals involved in the shooting remains at large, with limited information available regarding the second participant in the incident.

The location of this tragic event lies approximately 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south of Houston.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Texas Flea Market Shooting

Where did the shooting occur?

The shooting took place at Cole’s Flea Market in the Pearland area, which is about 17 miles south of Houston, Texas.

What was the time of the shooting at the Texas flea market?

The incident occurred on a Sunday evening at approximately 5:34 p.m.

How many people were affected by the shooting?

Two children and three other individuals were shot. Unfortunately, one of the children later died in a hospital.

What led to the shooting at Cole’s Flea Market?

The shooting happened after an argument between two people who did not know each other, leading to an exchange of gunfire inside the market.

Is there any information about the suspects?

One suspect is still at large. There were limited immediate details available regarding the second shooter involved in the incident.

More about Texas Flea Market Shooting

  • Pearland Police Department Statement
  • Local News Report on Texas Flea Market Shooting
  • Update on Texas Flea Market Incident
  • Background on Cole’s Flea Market

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MikeLovesNews November 13, 2023 - 8:48 am

Wow, can’t believe this happened at a flea market, such a tragedy.. thoughts with the families

JohnDoe November 13, 2023 - 1:13 pm

Heard about this on the news, the situation is just awful. What’s going on with our society?

SarahJ November 14, 2023 - 3:09 am

so sad to hear about the kids, why is this stuff still happening??

PearlandResident November 14, 2023 - 4:39 am

I live near this market, never thought such a thing could happen here, feeling really shaken up.

TexanPride34 November 14, 2023 - 5:45 am

this is why we need better security everywhere, even at small markets


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