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Three police officers wounded in Houston shootout

2 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 27 2022 Jan 27, 2022 January 27, 2022 4:18 PM January 27, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: KTRK

HOUSTON - Three police officers were struck by gunfire near downtown Houston Thursday afternoon.

The Houston Police Department said three officers were shot on McGowen Street near I-69 around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. 

KTRK reports officers were investigating a disturbance call when a chase ensued. The suspect reportedly crashed their vehicle and then opened fire on pursuing deputies. 

Surveillance video obtained by the station showed officers exchanging gunfire with the suspect.

The department said the shooter fled the area in a white Mercedes.

All three officers were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston where they are said to be in stable condition.

This is a developing story. 

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