Suspect injured during officer-involved shooting at apartment complex on Houston’s south side, police say

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.


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