At least two people were killed and three others were injured in six separate shootings in the US state of Texas.

Iran Press/America: The six shootings took place Wednesday evening in Houston, Texas. The Houston police said the shootings took place within hours of each other and since then an investigation had been launched.

The United States is facing a wave of violence, hostage-taking and armed attacks.

Thousands are killed or injured each year in shootings across the United States. According to official reports, there are approximately 270 to 300 million firearms in the United States; This means that there is almost one gun per person in this country. 219