Houston Police Department responding to report of several officers shot

Multiple Houston Police Officers were reportedly shot in southeast Houston Monday afternoon after an "encounter with a suspect."

The incident occurred at about 5 p.m., according to police, in the Pecan Park neighborhood, near Harding St. and Fennell.

Details about the incident have not been announced, two law enforcement sources said five officers had been shot.

Their conditions are not known at this time.

According another law enforcement source, one of the wounded officers was shot in the face.

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, union officials and medical personnel are on the way to the scene.

View the full story on the Houston Chronicle


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