HOUSTON – The four-year-old step-daughter and spouse of an off-duty Harris Co. Precinct 1 deputy constable have been shot inside their condo early Sunday throughout a house invasion, based on the Houston Police Division.
At roughly 2:20 a.m. Sunday, officers have been dispatched to an condo advanced at 2210 West Dallas Avenue in reference to a house invasion. The off-duty deputy constable reported an unknown suspect pressured entry into his condo.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male about 5′5′’ tall. In the course of the residence invasion, he was sporting black clothes. He was armed with a shotgun and an assault rifle, based on investigators.
The deputy constable informed investigators the suspect fired a number of rounds into the condo. The deputy constable’s spouse sustained a gunshot wound to the leg whereas his four-year-old step-daughter was struck within the arm.
The kid was transported to an space hospital the place she underwent surgical procedure. She’s reportedly in steady situation.
Sooner or later in the course of the residence invasion, the off-duty deputy constable exchanged gunfire with the suspect. He believes he struck the suspect. Whereas assessing the scene, investigators discovered blood they consider may belong to the suspect.
Presently, the suspect’s motive for the house invasion stays unclear and an investigation is ongoing.
Investigators urge anybody with details about the suspect’s whereabouts to name the Houston Police Division’s Murder Division at (713) 308-3600 or HPD Dispatch at (713) 884-3131.
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