A sheriff’s deputy and two officers from the Texas legal professional common’s workplace have been shot whereas making an attempt to serve a felony warrant at a house in Houston, authorities stated.
The three victims have been hospitalized however are “are awake and alert” and anticipated to outlive, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted.
5 brokers from the legal professional common’s workplace and two sheriff’s workplace investigators arrived on the residence to serve the warrant at about 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Edison Toquica, chief deputy for the Harris County Sheriff’s Workplace, informed reporters.
The suspect began taking pictures after they reached the edge of the door, Toquica stated, and the officers returned fireplace.
A suspect is barricaded inside the home, Toquica stated.
“Deputies secured the scene with a strict perimeter,” he stated. “It’s an lively scene right now.”
The warrant, for violation of a protecting order, stemmed from “aggravated assault, household violence,” Toquica stated.
A second suspect is in custody, Gonzalez tweeted Tuesday afternoon.