HPD officer dead after east Houston shooting, suspect in custody

It happened in the 7400 block of Avenue I in East Houston Saturday evening.
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston police officer has died after being shot Saturday evening in Houston’s East End, according multiple sources..

It happened around 6 p.m. on Avenue L near 74th Street. A suspect was taken into custody shortly after it happened about a block away on Avenue J.

The officer was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

It wasn’t known what led to the shooting.

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