HOUSTON – An off-obligation Harris County Precinct 1 deputy constable’s spouse and 4-12 months-outdated move-daughter have been shot and injured in their apartment through an right away residence invasion, in accordance to Houston Law enforcement Department.
The incident occurred at 2:20 a.m., Sunday, at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of West Dallas Avenue.
Officers had been dispatched for a dwelling invasion right after the deputy constable reported a suspect experienced forced entry into his family’s apartment, according to police.
Law enforcement stated the suspect was sporting black garments and was armed with a shotgun and a sort of assault rifle at the time of the dwelling invasion.
The suspect fired several gunshots into the apartment and struck the deputy constable’s wife in the leg and his 4-12 months-outdated action-daughter in the arm, in accordance to law enforcement.
Officials explained the deputy constable’s spouse is Ok and his step-daughter was taken to an region clinic, the place she underwent surgical procedure in stable situation.
The suspect is nevertheless at significant and law enforcement said his motive is not known. They said it’s also unclear if this was a specific incident.
The deputy constable exchanged gunfire with the suspect and thinks he was strike. Police said they uncovered blood at the scene that was very likely the suspect’s.
Any individual with extra data on the suspect or their whereabouts is urged to make contact with the Houston Law enforcement Department’s Murder Division at (713) 308-3600 or HPD Dispatch at (713) 884-3131.
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