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Houston Police Department Officer Shot the Suspect of Multiple Robberies

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Multiple robberies in northwest Harris County led to a joint operation by Houston Police Department (HPD) and the sheriff’s office resulting in a police officer shooting at a suspect during an investigation.

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Houston Police Department Investigates Alleged Robbery Ring

Both HPD and the sheriff’s office were working together on the operation after receiving several reports of robberies, local news ABC 13 reported. On Wednesday, detectives in the area spotted a man matching the description of one of the robbery suspects entering Krazy Dollar Store, and after he was seen running out, an officer confirmed that the suspect had indeed committed a robbery.

The suspect then ran towards another officer, who fired several shots at him, causing him to drop a firearm and surrender. The suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

He was reportedly shot several times, causing him to surrender. The suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition and the sheriff’s office is leading the investigation. Neither the name of the suspect nor the officer involved has been released.

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Teenagers Arrested in Houston Robbery

In separate news, two teenagers were also arrested in Houston for robbery. Fox 26 reports that the two suspects, a 17-year-old male, and a 19-year-old female, robbed a 44-year-old woman who was left paralyzed by the incident. The victim was reportedly followed by the two suspects after withdrawing from an ATM machine.

Police received a report from a woman who claimed that a man attempted to steal an envelope filled with money from her. The suspect allegedly ran away with the envelope after the woman dropped her belongings. He then returned, lifted her up, slammed her to the ground, and fled with the envelope. Doctors say the victim has a 50% chance of recovering after she injured her spine.

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