“We have had several officers shot,” says Houston TX Police Chief Art Acevedo.
“Please pray for officers on the way to the scene”
Houston police union says 5 officers have been shot and have been transported to hospital.
Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said via Twitter the suspect in the shooting is “down.”
More tweets from the breaking news event follow.
The latest from Houston Police Watch Command A total of 3 suspects in a residence. One of them is dead. Two still inside. HPD was serving a warrant at the home. Five officers shot and transported to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/23QD1p0POX
HPD responding to a scene at 7800 Harding where officers have been struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect. Officers are en route to the hospital. Please avoid the area and yield for emergency vehicles. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounews
At this time we can confirm 5 officers have been struck and transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital, Medical Center and Ben Taub General Hospital. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounews
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