Houston, TX – A Harris County sheriff’s deputy was shot Tuesday night and the gunman is still at large.
UPDATE: The suspect has been captured.
The incident happened at around 5:50 p.m. in the area of Forestburg Drive and Veterans Memorial Drive, according to KPRC.
A deputy was shot by a gunman. The wounded deputy was transported to the hospital while conscious and alert, according to KHOU.
No information has been released about what led up to the shooting.
The deputy has not been identified, but Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia tweeted that the deputy is in stable condition.
Thoughts and prayers for an @HCSOTexas #Deputy who has been shot but in stable condition. Praying for a full and speedy recovery! Thank you @SheriffEd_HCSO for the courage of your team in keeping us safe while putting themselves in harms way!— Adrian Garcia (@AdrianGarciaHTX) January 27, 2021
The suspect is still at large and a massive manhunt is in progress.
No information has been released at this time about the suspect’s identity or description.
The wounded deputy is alert and conscious at this time. #hounews— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) January 27, 2021
Join us in praying for a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy who has been shot in the line of duty this evening in northern Harris County. @hcdofop39 @NAPOpolice @NatPoliceAssoc @CLEAT 💙 pic.twitter.com/6R9IxsLdhy— Fort Worth Police OA (@FWPOA) January 27, 2021
GLFOP: RT @JoeGamaldi: Please keep the Harris County Deputy who was shot and rushed to the hospital this evening in your thoughts and prayers. @hcdofop39— SCFOP Lodge #31 (@scfop_31) January 27, 2021
And please do the same for all law enforcement across this country as we continue to be shot and assaulted at alarming …
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