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Two teens shot dead while unloading Thanksgiving groceries

Two teenage boys were unloading groceries for Thanksgiving dinner in Houston early Thursday when they were shot and killed, police said.

Police responding to the scene found an 18-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the chest and a 17-year-old boy who had been shot in the neck.

The older victim was declared dead at the scene, while the younger one was taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The shooting took place outside an apartment complex at 11755 South Lake Drive shortly after midnight.

The 18-year-old’s mother identified him as Chief Wen. She said he had just graduated from high school in the spring and was going to celebrate his 19th birthday on December 8th.

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Chief Win, who was shot and killed while shopping for Thanskgiving

The double murder took place outside an apartment complex on South Lake Drive in Houston shortly after midnight Thursday.
The double murder took place outside an apartment complex on South Lake Drive in Houston shortly after midnight Thursday.
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Tasha Cook said her son was unloading groceries from the car when he was shot and killed.

Police said Wayne and the 17-year-old victim were related and lived in the apartment complex where the shooting took place.

According to the police, a fight broke out in the yard before gunfire broke out.

Tasha Cook said her son, Chief Wayne, just graduated from high school in the spring.
Tasha Cook said her son, Chief Wayne, just graduated from high school in the spring.
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Police said there was some sort of fight in the yard while Wayne and the 17-year-old were unloading their Thanksgiving purchases.
Police said there was some sort of fight in the yard while Wayne and the 17-year-old were unloading their Thanksgiving purchases.
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It is currently unclear if Wen or a member of his younger family were the intended targets.

Cops believe that four to five shots were fired from a handgun. They said they were looking for one suspect but did not have a good description.

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