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Authorities: 2 dead, at least 22 hurt following gunfire at Houston area party

A sheriff's office says a man and a woman are dead and at least 22 other people have been injured following gunfire at a large house party in a suburb near Houston.

Texas' Harris County Sheriff Office issued a statement early Sunday that two suspects are being sought after shots erupted between 11 p.m. Saturday and midnight in the suburb of Cypress. The statement says more than 100 people, mostly young adults, were at the house and many fled in panic from the gunfire, with injuries ranging from minor to critical.

Authorities say one person died at the site and another at one of several hospitals where the injured were taken.

The department's media official did not immediately return Associated Press calls seeking more details.