Pasadena officer shoots man during domestic violence call

Pasadena officer shoots man during domestic violence call

Credit: KHOU

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Thursday on Tamar Drive near Gerald Street, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 26, 2013 at 7:40 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 26 at 7:42 AM

PASADENA, Texas –- Police in Pasadena said one of their officers opened fire on a man after responding to a 911 call about a case of alleged domestic violence.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Thursday on Tamar Drive near Gerald Street, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

A police spokesman said officers were called to the home by a female victim who reported the domestic dispute. The woman ran to a neighbor’s home for safety.

When officers arrived, they said the man came outside in a “threatening” manner. An officer feared for his life and shot the suspect in his arm, police said.

The suspect was taken to the hospital where he was expected to make a full recovery. Police did not say if the man was armed.

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