HPD investigating officer-involved shooting inside Galleria mall

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston constabulary are investigating an officer-involved shooting astatine The Galleria mall.

It happened wrong the promenade conscionable earlier 8 p.m. According to a tweet posted by HPD, a antheral fired a weapon and an HPD serviceman changeable back.

HPD commanders and PIO responding to a country astatine the Galleria Mall. Preliminary accusation is astir 7:50 p.m. a fishy fired limb wrong the promenade and an HPD serviceman returned fire.

Unknown if the fishy was struck. Officers are searching for him now.#hounews pic.twitter.com/ICCTEYCMfs

— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 17, 2021

It's unclear if the antheral was shot. Officers are presently looking for him, but a statement wasn't instantly released.

It's unclear what led up to the shooting oregon if the serviceman was injured.

Meanwhile, reports from shoppers began circulating connected societal media.

One shopper posted a video connected Facebook from wrong the mall. Shoppers were seen leaving.

This is simply a processing story. This nonfiction volition beryllium updated arsenic much accusation becomes available.

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