Houston, TX – Two Houston police officers were shot while serving an arrest warrant on Monday morning.
The incident occurred inside the Timber Ridge gated community area in the 5300-block of Aeropark Drive shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 20, KHOU reported.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s office has confirmed that two officers were wounded.
Police said one officer was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the stomach.
The gunman was also shot and died at the scene, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed in a tweet.
The suspect’s identity has not been released.
One of the wounded officers was rushed to the hospital via ambulance with a large police escort, KHOU reported.
The second officer was airlifted from the scene.
Their conditions are unknown.
Details regarding what led up to the shooting have not been released.
Both officers are members of the Houston Police Department’s Major Offenders fugitive warrant team, according to KHOU.
One of the wounded officers is a Houston police sergeant who joined the department in 1997.
The second wounded officer has more than 30 years on the force, KHOU reported.
⚠️🇺🇸#URGENT: ‘Officers Down’ at apartment complex in northern Houston, Texas#Houston l #TX
Houston Police confirm two officers have been shot at Timber Ridge Apartments. Officers reported shots fired at 7:27am CST.
Per radio traffic, CPR was in progress on one of the officers. pic.twitter.com/4PPPcmKugd
— Intel Point ALERT (@IntelPointAlert) September 20, 2021
Two Houston police officers shot will serving a warrant in northeast Harris County… both have been transported to the hospital. Timber Ridge apartments is the scene of the shooting. Officers now at Memorial Hermann hospital! pic.twitter.com/n2QyUk9CJr
— Isiah Carey (@isiahcareyFOX26) September 20, 2021
BREAKING 2 Houston police officers shot at these Timber Ridge apartment complex in NE Harris County while executing a warrant, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
The shooting happened sometime after 7 a.m. in the 5300 block of Aeropark at the Timber Ridge Apartments. pic.twitter.com/2BffVFRrp3
— Brhe Berry ABC13 (@BrheABC13) September 20, 2021
Here’s a look inside the Timber Ridge Apartments in Northeast Houston.
— Brittany Ford (@BFordKHOU) September 20, 2021
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