BREAKING: Five Police Officers Shot in Houston – Three in Serious Condition – 1 of 3 Suspects Dead
Five police officers were shot Monday afternoon in a residential neighborhood in southeast Houston, Texas, reported KWTX.
The suspect is down according to the city’s mayor, Sylvester Turner.
Houston Police Department said in a tweet that the officers who were struck with gunfire are en route to the hospital.
— Sandra Dunning (@msflyangler) January 29, 2019
A tweet from the police union said one of the officers was being transported to the hospital by helicopter.
According to reports, the shootout started when narcotics officers arrived to a home to serve a warrant.
One suspect is dead according to Houston 2 News.
HOUSTON POLICE: HPD responding to a scene at 7800 Harding where officers have been struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect. Officers are en route to the hospital. Please avoid the area and yield for emergency vehicles. Further updates will be provided as available.
At this time an HPD PIO is en route to the scene and a PIO is en route to Memorial Hermann Hospital Medical Center. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounew
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 28, 2019
— Matt Dougherty (@MattKHOU) January 28, 2019
One suspect is dead and two others are still in the residence.
The latest from Houston Police Watch Command
A total of 3 suspects in a residence.
One of them is dead. Two still inside.
HPD was serving a warrant at the home.
Five officers shot and transported to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/23QD1p0POX
— KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) January 28, 2019
— Brett Buffington (@BrettKHOU) January 28, 2019
Texas Governor Greg Abbott released a statement on the Houston Police shooting Monday evening.
— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) January 29, 2019
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