Here are things to know for Wednesday, May 12:
1. VIDEO: Body camera footage released in fatal officer-involved shooting in Cypress
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office released the video Tuesday of an officer-involved shooting that happened in March in Cypress.
Prior to showing the video, HCSO Assistant Chief Mike Lee shared a statement describing what people would see in the video, as well as a warning for disturbing and graphic content. In all, the video is 12 minutes and 37 seconds. HCSO provided the edited videos and did not take questions from reporters saying the investigation is ongoing and referred KPRC 2 to Lee’s statement on the video.
Matthew Hurlock, 35, died after he was shot near the Cypress gas station on March 17. The shooting happened at Timewise convenience store in the 12000 block of Telge Road at 11:54 a.m.
2. Coast Guard searching for 7-year-old who got caught in rip current in Galveston
A 7-year-old is presumed to have drowned after he went missing while at the beach with his family, Galveston Beach Patrol confirmed Tuesday.