Man shot by officer in NW Houston

Sunday, October 10, 2010

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A man was shot by an officer in northwest Houston overnight.

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It happened near a home on Washington Avenue and Thompson. Investigators say the officer was responding to a shooting call at a night club. When he arrived, he spotted a man running away. The suspect hid behind a house.

Authorities say the officer feared the suspect had a gun and that's why he shot him once in the shoulder. The man is listed in stable condition at the hospital.


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