Suspect, officer sent to hospital after scuffle in southwest Houston

HOUSTON -- A suspect and an officer were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following a scuffle outside a southwest Houston apartment complex, police said.

It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Friday on Wilcrest near Kipp Way.

According to Houston police, officers received reports of a suspicious man with a knife outside the complex.

Police arrived and spotted a man matching that description, but he took off running. Officers ran after the man and eventually had to use a Taser to subdue him.

The suspect suffered minor cuts to his face while one officer suffered a dislocated shoulder.

The knife was not located, police said.

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