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Murder suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in northwest Harris County, sheriff says

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A suspect who was wanted for several offenses, including murder, was shot and killed Tuesday by law enforcement officers who were attempting to take him into custody, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

The shooting happened in the 12200 block of Veterans Memorial Drive.

Gonzalez said members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force were attempting to apprehend a man when he retrieved a pistol. This prompted task force members to open fire, striking the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gonzalez said Homicide and crime scene investigators (CSI) are handling the case.

This is preliminary information for a developing story. KPRC 2 will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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Sourabh Verma,From Franklin Tn - Sub-editor in Asian News International(ANI) I am a detailed-driven journalist with 3+ years of experience in news writing and copy-editing, I can file quick, compelling and error-free stories as they break. I have sound knowledge of national and international issues and have covered stories across beats, including politics, parliament, legal and crime like drugs and Human Trafficking at Asian News International (ANI), where I currently work. Some of these include extensive coverage of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, several state Assembly elections, Parliament sessions, COVID-19 pandemic and other stories of national importance. A typical working day involves copy-editing dozens of drafts, managing junior sub-editors in shifts and keeping an eye on developing stories. This added responsibility followed a couple of years of filing stories based on press briefings, bytes and inputs from reporters on the ground.
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