Police shoot chase suspect in east Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Updated Friday, Sep 13 at 4:14 PM

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HOUSTON – HPD was involved in a brief chase on Friday afternoon which concluded along the East Freeway.

Police were called to a scene at Market and Uvalde due to suspicious activity.

According to police, when the officer confronted the two suspects, they fled in their vehicle and wrecked in the 12800 block of the East Freeway near Normandy. The suspect's Chevrolet truck rolled over on its side.

At some point, the officer discharged their weapon. One suspect was shot and was conscious at the time.

Traffic was being diverted to the Federal Road exit on the westbound mainlanes of the East Freeway.

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