HOUSTON – A suspect has been injured after an officer-involved shooting in the south side of Houston on Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department.
The shooting happened at an apartment complex located at 5918 Schroeder Road near Griggs Road around 1 p.m.
Houston PD said Pearland Police Department received a tip about the location of a suspect who was wanted on four open warrants.
When Pearland PD located the suspect, they attempted to apprehend him but he ran away, leading officers on a foot chase. During the chase, investigators said the suspect produced a weapon and pointed it at the officers. One of the Pearland officers then shot the suspect multiple times.
The suspect was transported to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive. No officers were injured during the shooting.
Houston police were notified about the shooting around 2 p.m. and responded to help the Pearland officers since the incident took place in the city limits. Investigators said no HPD officers were involved in the shooting.
The suspect was wanted on four open warrants, including a felony for kidnapping, according to authorities.
An HPD commander & PIO are en route to an officer involved shooting at an apartment complex at 5918 Schroeder Rd near Griggs Rd.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) November 15, 2022
An officer with another agency shot a suspect, who has been taken to a hospital. The officer is not injured. No other info at this time. #hounews pic.twitter.com/jCCuGea3sX