Update: 9:32 p.m. CST – Police have confirmed after searching the suspects’ home, both suspects are deceased. Early reports mistakenly assumed there was a third suspect due to the caution used to clear the home.
Also, It was originally reported that five officers were shot. That was also incorrect. Four officers were shot and a fifth was injured during the shooting.
Currently there are two officers in critical condition and two in stable condition.
Update 6:34 p.m. CST – Two suspects are reportedly deceased.
Two of the officers are in critical condition, according to KHOU.
Officers from the narcotics division were reportedly at the location serving a warrant.
Five Houston police officers are being rushed to local hospitals, at least one by Life Flight, after being shot in a residential area in Southeast Houston.
Law enforcement sources tell me of the five officers shot, two are critical. I’ve just learned one officer was shot in the leg, one in shoulder, and one in the face. #khou11 pic.twitter.com/ZxmzbwQCtx
— Brett Buffington (@BrettKHOU) January 29, 2019
The Houston Police Chief, Art Acevedo has confirmed that several officers were shot and asked for prayers for the officers.
Multiple reports indicate that one suspect is “down,” and a search is ongoing for a second suspect. The search for a second suspect has not been verified however.
It’s not known at this time what led to the shooting.
— Matt Dougherty (@MattKHOU) January 28, 2019
This is a developing story. We will update it as more information becomes available.
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