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HCSO deputy shoots suspect while assisting La Marque PD outside Walmart on West Road

According to investigators, the deputies were at the scene to help La Marque PD apprehend a felony suspect when a deputy shot the suspect.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy shot a possible homicide suspect outside a Walmart on Wednesday, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The shooting happened in a Walmart parking lot at the intersection of West Road and I-45.

10/22 UPDATE: Suspect shot by deputies was wanted for allegedly killing his estranged wife, police say; read more here

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said deputies were helping the La Marque Police Department apprehend the suspect when the suspect got out of a vehicle with a revolver. That's when shots were fired and the suspect was struck.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital in critical, but stable condition.

No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.

The suspect has not been identified, but investigators said he was involved in a homicide earlier Wednesday in Galveston County.

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