Home invasion suspect pretending to be HPD officer fatally shot in Katy; second suspect on the run: HCSO

Home invasion suspect pretending to be HPD officer fatally shot in Katy; second suspect on the run: HCSO

KATY, Texas – An investigation is underway after a home invasion that left one suspect dead and another injured in Katy Thursday, deputies with Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.

HCSO responded to a report of a home invasion in progress in the 3200 block of Windmoor around 11:21 p.m.

Deputies said when they arrived at the scene, they found a man in body armor dead in the entryway of the residence. Deputies also located the homeowner and her two sons, investigators said.

According to HCSO, two suspects in body armor kicked the door in, stating that they were with the Houston Police Department. The homeowner’s adult son got up to see what was going on and one of the suspects began firing at the man, most likely shooting the other suspect on accident, deputies said. Investigators said the wounded suspect dropped his pistol and began to try to flee the scene.

Deputies said the adult son then picked up the wounded suspect’s weapon and began shooting at both suspects, fatally striking the one that initially began the shooting.

The suspect that was wounded was able to get away in a dark-colored sedan, HCSO said.

Investigators said they believe the home was targeted.

A search is currently underway for the second suspect involved in the home invasion.


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