HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A suspect is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in north Houston.
to investigators, the situation began after a man called authorities
and claimed he had just killed his wife in their apartment in the 5800
block of North Shepherd.
Upon arrival, officers said they
encountered a man with a knife who refused to drop his weapon. The man
reportedly threatened to stab himself before running back into the
apartment and closing the door.
Shots were then fired, and the
suspect was taken to Memorial Hermann with an unknown number of gunshot
wounds. It's not clear what prompted the officers to fire.
The suspect's condition is not known.
The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe the suspect is the woman's husband.