Harris County flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of fallen Pct. 4 Deputy Kareem Atkins
At the request of Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, Governor Greg Abbott today permitted Texas flags in Harris County to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the life and public service of Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Deputy Karrem Atkins, who was shot and killed Saturday in an ambush outside a north Houston bar.
‘How can you have so much hate in your heart?’: Fiancé says constable deputy injured in ambush will need kidney transplant
A man with an AR-15 rifle ambushed three Harris County constable deputies early Saturday morning, killing one deputy and wounding two others while they were arresting another man outside a bar in north Houston, authorities said.