The end of a violent crime spree left a Houston police officer in serious condition and a suspect dead. The shootout took place just a mile away from the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday night.
On Friday morning, the injured officer was still in surgery after suffering multiple gunshot wounds during the shootout that happened on the 3900 block of Tristan at Scott. The place was just a mile south of Texas Southern University, where ten Democrats were rallying for strict gun laws.
The Houston Chronicle reported that the victim is a six-year veteran with the Houston police. His father served for 42 years as well. Police reported that the officer is not in critical condition but also he was not yet out of the woods.
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FOX26 reported that trouble began at around 10PM on the 5800 block of Scott when four black males carjacked a man. After less than fifteen minutes, the priest was approached by the suspects on the 3600-block of Meriburr Street where he was robbed at gunpoint.
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