A joint operation between the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office led to an officer-involved shooting of a robbery suspect, leaving him in critical condition. Authorities had been monitoring the area due to multiple recent robberies. The suspect matched the description of those involved in previous robberies and was seen entering and quickly exiting the Crazy Dollar Store. Upon confirming that a robbery had occurred, officers pursued the suspect, who was shot multiple times after ignoring police commands.
The suspect, a 19 to 20-year-old African-American male, was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The involved officer has been placed on administrative duty as per policy.