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Deputy shoots armed burglary suspect in NW Harris County, officials say

The scene where a deputy was involved in a shooting on Lobo Lane on Jan. 9, 2019.
The scene where a deputy was involved in a shooting on Lobo Lane on Jan. 9, 2019. (KPRC2)

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County authorities said a deputy shot an armed burglary suspect on Wednesday.

Authorities said Precinct 4 Constables were dispatched to an in-process burglary call in the 16200 block of Lobo Lane, in northwest Harris County.

The homeowner called 911 after he was alerted about the burglary through an app on his smartphone, according to officials.

Officials said the deputy arrived in about two minutes and encountered the suspect, who pulled a gun.

The deputy shot the suspect, according to officials.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital in unknown condition.