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BREAKING: Three Houston Police Officers Shot

Houston, TX – Three Houston Police Department officers were shot Thursday afternoon.

The incident started as officers were responding to a disturbance call in the 1500 block of Tralle Street at around 2:40 p.m., according to KTRK.

The suspect fled to the 2100 block of McGowen Street and opened fire on officers. The suspect then carjacked a white Mercedes and fled to an apartment building in the Fifth Ward where he remains barricaded.

Thee officers were each shot one time during the incident. The officers’ injuries are not life threatening, according to KTRK.

It is unknown at this time if the suspect is wounded.

The ATF is responding to assist with the barricaded gunman, according to CNN.

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Written by
Christopher Berg

Editor-in-Chief: Twitter/@SnarkyCop. Christopher left his job as a police officer to manage The Police Tribune to provide context to the public about police incidents. Before becoming a police officer, he worked as a law enforcement dispatcher trainer.

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Written by Christopher Berg


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