Five Houston police officers have been shot in southeast Houston. The officers were reportedly serving a narcotics warrant.
Details are coming in to Eyewitness News, but we are learning two suspects are dead at the scene.
Houston Police confirmed five officers were hit. Life Flight was called to the scene. All the officers have been taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital and Ben Taub Hospital.
The incident happened late Monday afternoon in the 7800 block of Harding in southeast Houston. Harris County Sheriff’s deputies and ATF agents are assisting at the scene.
A perimeter has been set up for a possible third suspect on the loose.
We have had several officers shot please pray for officers on the way to the scene now more information to follow.
— Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) January 28, 2019
At this time we can confirm 5 officers have been struck and transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital, Medical Center and Ben Taub General Hospital. Further updates will be provided as available. #hounews
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 28, 2019
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!
— Joe Gamaldi (@JoeGamaldi) January 28, 2019