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A triple shooting at an auto-repair shop on Friday reportedly claimed the lives of two innocent people, when a disgruntled ex-employee returned for retribution, ultimately killing himself in the incident.

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While authorities are not releasing the names of those killed in the incident, friends and family said they identified one of the deceased as Kendric Wade, a longtime mechanic who is remembered for loving both his family and a good joke.

“He never had a bad word with anyone,” brother-in-law Martin Cameron, who grew up one street over from the mechanic, said in an interview.

The 45-year-old mechanic from Mississippi reportedly worked at Bemer Plus on South Post Oak:

On Friday afternoon around 4:00 p.m., police say the shooter, who Wade’s family identified as an acquaintance, attacked with multiple customers and employees inside the business.

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Investigators said a secretary also perished in the incident.

May these families and victims know peace.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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