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2 Dead, 22 Wounded Overnight After Gunfire Erupts at Texas House Party

An unidentified parent waits on a child at the scene of a suburban Houston shooting early Sunday Nov. 10, 2013. Two people have been killed and at least 22 others hurt when gunfire rang out at the large house party in the Cypress-area of Houston, sending partygoers fleeing in panic, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Anita Hassan)

HOUSTON (AP) — 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.

An unidentified parent waits on a child at the scene of a suburban Houston shooting early Sunday Nov. 10, 2013. Two people have been killed and at least 22 others hurt when gunfire rang out at the large house party in the Cypress-area of Houston, sending partygoers fleeing in panic, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Anita Hassan)

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.

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