Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured While Serving Arrest Warrant

HOUSTON  (WBAP/KLIF News) – A Houston police officer is dead and another one is battling injuries sustained in a shooting Monday morning.

According to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, William “Bill” Jeffrey and Sgt. Michael Vance were shot while serving a search warrant at a apartment complex in northeast Harris County.

Investigators said the suspect 31-year-old Deon Ledet, who was also killed in the incident, allegedly came out of his unit and started shooting as the officers were speaking with a woman at the front door.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Jeffrey was killed in the shooting and Sgt. Vance is in surgery and is expected to recover.

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