Tuesday, February 28, 2017

2-Police Officers Shot In Houston


Two ambulances, escorted by several HPD units, rushed the injured officers to the Texas Medical Center.

One is at Ben Taub with a gunshot wound to the leg. Another bullet grazed him in the back. The other officer is at Memorial Hermann Hospital. There is no word on his condition.

Police Chief Art Acevedo tweeted: "On way to officer involved shooting. If you're a person of faith please pray for our officers."

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Police are still looking for at least one suspect.

Dozens of HPD officers, SWAT and K9 units have surrounded a house on Sterlingame. A police helicopter is also circling the area.

Former KHOU 11 employee Scott Spiegel lives on Sterlingame. He came home from work and was told by an officer to stay inside and lock himself in.

Spiegel said he didn't hear any gunshots.

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Source: KHOU

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