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Police: 1 deputy killed, 2 wounded in ambush at Houston bar

Posted/updated on: October 17, 2021 at 6:53 am
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HOUSTON (AP) – Three constable deputies were shot in an ambush early Saturday morning while working an extra shift at a Houston bar, leaving one deputy dead and two others wounded, authorities in Texas said. Authorities took one person into custody but were still searching for a man believed to be the shooter, Houston Police Executive Assistant Chief James Jones told reporters. Constables are licensed peace officers who perform various law enforcement functions, according to the Texas Association of Counties.



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