HPD officer, suspect injured during chase in northwest Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on September 28, 2013 at 11:29 AM

HOUSTON – An officer and a suspect are recovering after getting hurt during a chase Friday night in northwest Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, it started when officers tried to confront three drunken men at the Summer Apartments in the 7500 block of Long Point Road at 10:30 p.m. One of the men ran for it and threw a gun into the bushes.

Two officers caught and stunned one of the suspects with a Taser, police said. One of the officers hurt his leg during the struggle.

Police said both were taken to the hospital.

The suspect faces several charges including assault on a peace officer, police said.

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