Officer-involved fatal shooting in Spring
Harris County
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Baby killer Genene Jones back in San Antonio court
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriffs Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Canine Distemper Closes Animal Shelter
ߦ   Charges filed in shooting of deputy constables
ߦ   Constables arrest suspect for Failure to Stop and Render Aid
ߦ   Dickinson PD Will 'Play It Cool' This Summer
ߦ   DWI gets driver $1k fine 10 days in county jail
ߦ   Former FBI Special Agent Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified National Defense Information
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3000 North Sam Houston Parkway East
ߦ   Local Businessman Sentenced for Credit Card Fraud and ID Theft
ߦ   Major Takedown Dismantles Multi-State Heroin and Fentanyl Network
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Arrests/Activity Summary
ߦ   Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, Gang Member from Austin
ߦ   Suspect arrested for Intoxication Assault after crash leaves victim seriously injured
ߦ   UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 11401 South Post Oak
ߦ   Update: Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor
ߦ   17 Huntsville prisoners on hunger strike after lockdown following feces-throwing, other infractions
ߦ   Brownsville man convicted of stabbing 85-year-old woman with screwdriver gets execution date
ߦ   Constable deputy wounded in shootout in Atascocita
ߦ   David Buckel, prominent gay rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming
ߦ   Deputy Constable Wounded In Shooting
ߦ   Deputy cries as he describes San Antonio children tied up like dogs
ߦ   Joining Forces to Fight Child Abuse
ߦ   MS-13 is a street gang, not a drug cartel. Why it matters in the US?
ߦ   Northeast Texas man on death row for strangling girlfriend turned down by Supreme Court
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Acitivty/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Registration underway for Kids’ College at Galveston College
ߦ   Texas driver tries to pass off a cardboard license plate, but constable calls it out online
ߦ   Bacliff-Seabrook Chase Ends In Crash
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Weekend Arrests Summary
ߦ   Clara Harris, who fatally ran over her cheating husband, to be released from prison in May
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Corpus Christi
ߦ   Deputy shot in the face, chest while conducting investigation
ߦ   Gang Units Jails Four In Prostitution Sting
ߦ   Harris County DA: Gang rape conviction in cold case

 
Search Archives:

Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigate the scene of a deputy-involved shooting that left one person dead on the 17900 block of Seven Pines Drive Friday, March 16, 2018, in Spring, Texas. Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle

A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed a man during a physical struggle at a Spring home Friday morning.

The deputy was responding to a call from a neighbor about an argument and possible gunshot she heard next door, in a home in the 17900 block of Seven Pines.

When the man answered his door, he and the deputy got in a physical altercation in the house, said Senior Deputy Thomas Gilliland, spokesman of the sheriff's office. Another neighbor heard the altercation and came to help the deputy.

Sometime during the struggle, the deputy fired his weapon once, fatally wounding the man who lived at the home, Gilliland said.

The neighbor who came to help was also shot in the lower part of the arm, but sheriff's office officials aren't sure if that shot was fired by the deputy or the man involved in the struggle, Gilliland said.

There were weapons inside the home, and investigators will look into what weapons were used and who fired them.

The man who died lived with his wife in the home, Gilliland said. Police had been called once before to the home on a domestic prevention call.

The deputy, a seven-year veteran of the force, was not wounded. He will be placed on a mandatory five-day administrative leave.

The Harris County District Attorney, the Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide Division and the sheriff's office Internal Affairs Division is investigating.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.