December 3, 2022 5:47 pm

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Posted: 10.9.2022 17:00

HPD SHOOTS SUSPECT AFTER PATROL VHICLE RAMMED DURING CHASE

Just after midnight stopped a vehicle for speeding at I-45 and Little York just after midnight this morning. AS officers got out of the patrol car the driver sped off. A chase ensued. During the chase, twice the driver stopped, put the vehicle in reverse, rammed the HPD unit then sped off again. When they got to West Mount Houston and I-45 officers were able to box the suspect in. Three suspects then exited the vehicle and fled on foot. One of the suspects was armed with a gun. Police fired several shots at the suspect striking him. He was then transported to the hospital stable condition. Police were able to also capture the other two suspects. The officer who shot the suspect is a 4-year veteran who is assigned to the HPD Hot Spot Unit. All three suspects will be charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and evading arrest.