Deputy Omar Ursin funeral scheduled for Thursday

Deputy Omar Ursin can be laid to relaxation Thursday after companies at Inspire Church, positioned at 11727 East Sam Houston Parkway North.

HOUSTON — Omar Ursin, the deputy constable who was shot and killed final month whereas selecting up meals for his household, can be laid to relaxation Thursday.

His funeral can be held at Inspire Church, positioned at 11727 East Sam Houston Parkway North.

There can be a public viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. The funeral service begins at 11 a.m. 

Investigation continues

The Precinct 3 deputy constable had simply left his favourite restaurant with dinner for his household when he was killed Sunday, August 28. Investigators mentioned Ursin was not in uniform and was in his personal automotive when he was shot and killed on his manner house. 

Homicide detectives nonetheless aren’t certain why Ursin was focused. Investigators consider the photographs had been fired because the automobiles had been in entrance of West Lake Middle School. The shooter was in a more moderen mannequin darkish sedan with tinted home windows. 

“The reason for the shooting is unknown. We don’t know if it’s road rage. We don’t know if it has to do with him being law enforcement,” Sgt. Dennis Wolford, with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit, mentioned. “We are still trying to determine that, but we are asking for the public’s help.”

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Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez mentioned the suspect’s car left the scene heading eastbound on Madera Run Parkway after which turned northbound on Olympic National Drive. 

Anyone with data on this capturing is requested to name HCSO at 713-274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

Who was Omar Ursin?

Deputy Ursin was a six-year veteran of the division and a Channelview native. Before getting into the police academy, he volunteered with youth outreach applications the place he mentored foster youngsters. 

“He was beloved, he was a father and a husband and he had a household so our hearts are damaged for them and the company in addition to the regulation enforcement group,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez mentioned.

Ursin has been described as a loyal dad, husband and son who “loved his family immensely,” the Harris County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a press release. 

“As a department, we are in utter disbelief and unable to comprehend this senseless act. Deputy Ursin was a colleague, a friend, a brother and so much more.”

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