5 police officers shot in Houston, officials sayRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 28 2019 7:20 PM
HOUSTON — Five Houston officers were injured in a shooting Monday (Jan. 28) and taken to a hospital, police said.
Houston police tweeted the officers were "struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect" Monday afternoon in a neighborhood in southeast Houston. The conditions of the officers were not immediately known.
A suspect was dead at the scene and SWAT officers were working to make sure no one else was inside the building where the shooting took place, police said.
Additional information on the suspect was not immediately available.
Police said the area where the shooting took place was still an active crime scene Monday evening and urged people to stay away from the area.