Houston cop shoots intruder in home break-in
POSTED: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:14am
Intruder refused commands to show hands then pulled what the officer feared was a weapon
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston police officer shot a suspected home burglar who refused commands to show his hands and then pulled what the officer feared was a weapon, authorities said.
Detectives launched an investigation into the officer-involved shooting, which occurred about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 10409 block of Amblewood.
Police said three girls called 911 after hearing what sounded like someone breaking into the southwest Houston home.