Deputy constable involved in shooting in Spring Branch area
HOUSTON – Houston police said a Waller County deputy was involved in a shooting in northwest Houston on Monday.
The deputy was at a construction site near the intersection of Blalock Road and Kempwood Drive around 2:30 p.m. when a man entered the site and struck a worker, according to authorities.
The worker who was struck was in an ongoing dispute with another worker at the site, according to authorities.
The man who entered the site and struck the worker was a family member of the other worker involved in the dispute, according to authorities.
The deputy at the scene attempted to apprehend the family member, but the man was able to get into a car and leave the scene, authorities said.
The deputy followed him, authorities said.
The man drove to a location in the 3300 block of Crestdale Drive, where he rolled down his window, allowing the the deputy to see a gun, authorities said.
The deputy fired at least one shot, according to authorities.
No one was struck.
Authorities said they are still searching for the man responsible for the attack at the construction site.
The man who was hit at the construction site was bleeding, but refused to be taken to the hospital, authorities said.
Authorities said they are looking for a man in a black Camaro, and that they know who he is.
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