Houston, TX – Two Houston Police Department (HPD) officers were shot Tuesday morning.
The shooting occurred in the 2600 block of Hollyhall before 10:00 a.m., according to KSAT.
HPD Chief Art Acevedo confirmed that two officers were struck by gunfire, according to KXAN.
Houston SWAT took the suspect into custody just before 10:30 a.m. The suspect is being transported to the hospital.
No information has been released on the conditions or identities of the officers. UPDATE: Houston PD Sergeant Harold Preston has succumbed to his gunshot wounds.
No further suspect information has been released at this time.
We’re pulling for the two Houston Police Department officers who were shot this morning in Southwest Houston. Still an active situation. Please keep them both in your thoughts.— Lina Hidalgo (@LinaHidalgoTX) October 20, 2020
HPD Command Staff and PIO en route to 2600 Holly Hall. Preliminary information is that at least one officer is shot. Scene is still active. Please avoid area. Further updates will be tweeted. #hounews pic.twitter.com/CytO85yvT4— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 20, 2020
UPDATE: Suspect is in custody and en route to the hospital. SWAT scene has concluded. There will be a 12:30p briefing at Memorial Hermann Hospital with Chief @ArtAcevedo #hounews https://t.co/OGH9oUFLBK— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 20, 2020
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