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Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting, 2 found dead in Missouri City home

Police said the officer, who responded to a 911 call, faced an armed suspect and exchanged gunfire, hitting the suspect.

MISSOURI CITY, Texas — A suspect was injured after a shooting outside a Missouri City home where two people were found dead inside.

The incident happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Mesa Verde. Police said the officer, who responded to a 911 call, faced an armed suspect and exchanged gunfire, hitting the suspect.

The suspect was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said two people were found dead inside the home. The investigation into their deaths is ongoing.

Neighbors who heard it all unfold are still shocked. They say this is a very quiet neighborhood.

“I knew it was gunfire I heard it immediately cause I had the window open in my kitchen and I heard it and I went to look out I stepped outside I saw the sirens and heard all the commotion,” one neighbor said.

The identities of the two dead found inside the home have not been released.

Texas Rangers and the District Attorney's Office are assisting with the investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

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