KINGWOOD, Texas - A man died Monday after being shot several times by a Montgomery County deputy after a chase that ended near Kingwood, according to authorities.
The shooting was reported about 2 p.m. near Kingwood and Green Oak drives.
According to Houston police, the deputy chased a man on a motorcycle after the license plate on the motorcycle came back as invalid. They said the chase ended with a crash. They said the man on the motorcycle ran into a nearby parking lot, where he tried to carjack a person at a carwash. They said the deputy and the motorcyclist struggled, and the deputy used his Taser. They said the motorcyclist then pulled a gun out of his backpack, and the deputy shot him several times.
A photographer at the scene said a body was lying in the parking lot where the shooting happened.
The deputy, who was from Montgomery County Precinct 4, was not injured in the shooting, according to police.
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