Investigation Opened after Officer-Involved Shooting on Mount Houston
According to the Houston Police Department, an officer-involved shooting occurred in the 700 block of West Mount Houston. Witnesses say the shooting took place at the Ramos Tire Shop in the Hidden Valley Shopping Center. The suspect was taken to an area hospital. The official investigation, however, remains ongoing.
In a press briefing, Executive Assistant Chief Satterwhite with the Houston Police Department said that the suspect was armed with two firearms and has been linked to organized crime. Police had come to remove him from the property as a trespasser. When the officers entered, the suspect lunged for a firearm that was located on a table when officers decided to open fire for their protection.