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Auto theft suspect with uzi style weapon fatally shot by Harris County Deputies in NE Harris County

Houston, TX – March 2, 2024 – A man has been fatally shot by Harris County Sheriff’s deputies this morning in an incident that began with the recovery of a stolen vehicle.

According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, deputies arrived at the 9800 block of Fleming Springs Drive in response to reports of a stolen car. Upon arrival, they encountered a man armed with an “uzi-type” firearm. A confrontation ensued, leading deputies to open fire and strike the suspect. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. No law enforcement officers were injured.

The incident is currently under investigation. We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.


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