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Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop; Suspect Fled Scene in Vehicle

HOUSTON, TX, August 16, 2023 – A deputy was shot during a traffic stop at 13000 Homestead Rd and has been transported by Lifeflight to a hospital. Authorities report that the suspect(s) fled the scene following the shooting.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a gray shirt and black shorts. He was seen driving a gray or blue Ford Explorer with black tint. The vehicle’s license plate number is SVJ6590.

The incident is under active investigation, and law enforcement is urging anyone with information to call 911 immediately. Further details on the deputy’s condition and circumstances of the shooting have not been released at this time.

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