Houston police are investigating the shooting of a Harris County Precinct 5 Constable deputy about 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 16).
The deputy constable was shot at least one time and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition.
HPD Special Investigations Unit Senior Police Officers R. Gonzalez and M. Glover reported:
An unknown suspect, armed with a pistol, robbed patrons and employees inside a fast food restaurant at the above address. When exiting the business, the suspect was confronted by a uniformed Harris County Precinct 5 Constable deputy working an extra job at the location. The suspect fired multiple shots at the deputy, striking him at least once. Paramedics transported the deputy to the hospital where doctors stated he is expected to recover. The suspect fled the scene and is not in custody.
Anyone with information on the wanted suspect in this case is urged to contact the HPD Special Investigations Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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