Five police officers are hit by the shot and brought to treatment at the hospital in the us state of Texas.
Police in Houston informs on Twitter that 'the officers were hit by gunfire during a clash with a suspected' Monday afternoon in the eastern part of the city.
the Two officers are in critical condition, while the other three reported in stable condition.
One of the officers in critical condition have been flown to the hospital in the helicopter, informs Joe Gamaldi, who is the chairman of the police trade union in Houston.
the Shooting took place in connection with the investigation of a narkosag.
the Shooting took place in the context of a narkosag in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP
The suspects were killed in connection with the skudvekslingen. There is as yet no information about the alleged perpetrator.
Police are continuing to examine the building to ensure that there were not others present in the vicinity of the shooting.
Governor Greg Abbott has issued a comment in connection with the incident.
- This terrible attack on the police is a sad reminder of the sacrifices that our brave men and women in law enforcement do to protect us, he says.
HPD responding to a scene to 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 to emergency vehicles. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 28, 2019