5 Police Officers Shot In Houston

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HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Houston Police confirm to CBS 11 a total of five Houston Police officers were shot Monday afternoon reportedly while serving a narcotics warrant.

Houston Police Officers Union President Joe Gambaldi tweeted, “We currently have 5 officers shot, all on their way to the hospital. One is being life flighted. On the way to the hospital, will update when I can.”

Joe Gamaldi@JoeGamaldi
We currently have 5 officers shot, all on their way to the hospital. One is being life flighted. On the way to the hospital, will update when I can.
Please keep all the officers in your prayers!
Houston Police said officers have been struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect. Officers are en route to the hospital. No word on their condition.

Houston Police

Grand Prairie Police tweeted, “Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters in blue in Houston, as well as their families.”

Grand Prairie Police

Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters in blue in Houston, as well as their families.
Houston Police

HPD responding to a scene at 7800 Harding where officers have been struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect. Officers are en route to the hospital. Please avoid the area and yield for emergency vehicles. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounews

Governor Greg Abbott tweeted a statement saying, “This evening’s attack on police officers is a solemn reminder of the service and sacrifice our brave men and women in law enforcement make every day to keep us safe. The city of Houston and the Houston Police Department will have whatever state resources they need to bring swift justice to those involved…”

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