Instead of seeking out the news earlier this week, members of a Houston TV crew found themselves in the middle of a dramatic daytime shooting on a busy stretch of Westheimer Road.

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An Eyewitness News van  parked in the midst of a shootout between two drivers on Westheimer and Kirkwood Wednesday afternoon.

When a fender bender escalated, parties reportedly drew their guns; one man suffered an injury shot in the chest, and a female bystander received a graze wound to her head.

A passerby who happened to be an EMT stopped to apply pressure to her head wound.

Police said the wounded man received a transport to Ben Taub Hospital, according to Eyewitness News, and they sent the woman to another hospital for evaluation.

Meanwhile, the police took two men into custody for the incident.

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“It was crazy,” video journalist Gerzain Garcia said in an interview. “If you get into an accident, call the police, or drive to a gas station to wait. Don’t start shooting at each other. A bystander who had nothing to do with this was injured. And it could have been even worse.”

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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