Police: Man threw hammer at officer during dispute in north Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on September 2, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 11:33 AM

HOUSTON — A suspect is in custody after police say he threw a hammer at an officer on Monday in north Houston.

It happened when Houston police responded to a domestic dispute at a home on Rosie near North Shepherd Monday afternoon.

Police said the suspect was armed with a knife and the hammer. The suspect threw the hammer at the officer, but missed.

The officer tried then to stun the suspect with a Taser, but missed as well. He waited for backup before taking the man into custody.

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