Homeowner airlifted to hospital after shootout with Harris County home invasion suspects

Homeowner airlifted to hospital after shootout with Harris County home invasion suspects

Credit: KHOU

It happened in the 22100 block of Webb at Hopfe around 1 a.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Updated Friday, Feb 21 at 12:25 PM

Shooting, home invasion

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HOUSTON – A homeowner was injured during a shootout with suspects in northwest Harris County early Friday.

It happened in the 22100 block of Webb at Hopfe around 1 a.m.

According to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies, an unknown number of men backed into the driveway in a white Ford F250 pickup, got out and began to break in through the front door. The 30-year-old homeowner, who was in bed at the time, grabbed his pistol and opened fire. One of the suspects was shot.

The suspects returned fire, spraying the front of the house with an assault rifle. One of the bullets went through a wall and hit the homeowner in the leg. He was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition.

The suspects fled the scene and remain on the loose.

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