Four police officers are hit by the shot and brought to treatment at the hospital in the us state of Texas.
this was stated by The chief of police in Houston, Art Acevedo, in a press conference.
the Shooting took place in connection with the investigation of a narkosag Monday, where officers with a warrant tried to penetrate into a house in southeast Houston.
- the moment they broke the door, were the ushers fired upon by one or more suspects in the house, says Acevedo.
the Shooting took place in the context of a narkosag in Houston, Texas. Photo: AFP
A fifth officer was injured in connection with the incident, but is not hit by the shots, writes the newspaper the Houston Chronicle.
All five are narkobetjente, informs the head of the narkopolitiet, Paul Follis, who has visited the hospital.
- They are struggling, says Paul Follis on the small town mode.
the Police task force, SWAT, has subsequently sent robots into the house to examine the crime scene. Images show that the two suspects have been killed by police shots.
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