Off-duty officer shoots burglary suspect in southwest Houston apartments

by staff
Posted on August 31, 2010 at 9:46 AM

HOUSTON—An off-duty officer shot a burglary suspect Tuesday morning at a southwest Houston apartment complex, according to police.

Police said the Harris County Sheriff’s deputy opened fire on two suspected burglars at the Cape Colony Apartments in the 1500 block of Westpark around 7:45 a.m, striking one.

One suspect dumped his wounded partner off at Memorial Hermann Hospital and kept going. The wounded man was taken into custody.