HOUSTON--A woman is in critical condition after a deputy fired his gun while responding to a domestic dispute.

A Harris County Precinct 5 Constable arrived at a home in the 14800 block of Sandalfoot Sunday night to address a fight between family members.

A 50-year-old woman was asked to leave the house.

It s unclear why, but the constable shot her. He was not injured and the suspect was transported by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann.

The Harris County District Attorney s Office and the Harris County Homicide Unit is investigating the incident.

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