Man fatally shot by officers after pulling out gun in Seabrook was also person of interest in homicide: Pasadena PD

A suspect is dead after officers with the Pasadena Police Department said he pulled a gun out on them as they were approaching him at an apartment complex in Seabrook Thursday.

SEABROOK, Texas – A suspect is dead after officers with the Pasadena Police Department said he pulled a gun out on them as they were approaching him at an apartment complex in Seabrook Thursday.

It happened at an apartment complex located at 2601 Repsdorph around 10:30 p.m.

Officers said the suspect, who was identified as Samuel Frias, 35, was wanted for felony aggravated assault. Pasadena PD’s Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrived at the scene, they located the man in the parking lot and tried to serve him the warrant, investigators said. Police said Frias started running.

Officers said when they attempted to make contact with Frias and take him into custody, he produced a handgun.

Officers discharged their weapons when police said the suspect made an aggressive move with his firearm, refusing to put it down after he was given verbal commands to do so. Police said they then shot the suspect and he was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. No officers were injured in the incident.

According to Pasadena PD, Frias was wanted for a domestic violence case that occurred on February 21 in Pasadena. Police said Frias was also a person of interest in a homicide that occurred earlier this month in Pasadena.


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