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Suspect in hostage situation fatally shot by officer in Splendora, HPD says



SPLENDORA, Texas – An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting in Splendora Tuesday evening, according to the Houston Police Department.

Officers responded to reports of a disturbance call at a Shell Gas Station located at 14717 US 59 where a man was holding a woman hostage inside of a vehicle.

Investigators said officers followed the man to the gas station where the suspect and the officer exchanged gunfire, resulting in the officer fatally shooting the man.

No officers were injured in the shooting. The investigation is still ongoing.

This is a developing story, continue to check back for more details.


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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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