Person shot, killed by officer in north Harris County

The man claimed he had killed his spouse, however deputies by no means discovered a lady in his motel room.

HOUSTON — A person was shot and killed by deputies after he pointed a handgun at them throughout an incident at a motel in north Harris County Thursday morning, based on the sheriff’s office.

This occurred on the Frontier Inn on the North Freeway near North Vista Drive.

HCSO Major Wayne Kuhlman stated the person known as 911 from his motel room claiming he had killed his spouse. He additionally instructed the dispatcher that he had a gun and knife.

When deputies arrived on the motel, they knocked on the door to his room. Kuhlman stated the person opened the door, instructed them he had killed his spouse after which shut it.

The deputies then retreated to search out cover and the person got here out of his room with a handgun, Kuhlman stated. Deputies opened hearth on the person when he pointed the gun at them, HCSO stated. It was not identified what number of photographs had been fired or what number of occasions the person was hit.

After attempting to present him first assist on the scene, the person was pronounced useless. Kuhlman stated deputies by no means discovered the girl the person claimed to have killed. It is just not identified if he has a spouse.

Kuhlman stated the deputies had been from the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office. One was a seven-year veteran whereas one other was a six-year veteran. There was a 3rd deputy with them who’s a trainee.

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