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One Houston police officer is dead, another hospitalized after being shot executing search warrant

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 14:13:12-04

HOUSTON, Texas — Two Houston police officers were executing a warrant when they were shot at an apartment complex in Harris County Monday morning.

According to KTRK, the shooting happened after 7 A.M. in the 5300 block of Aeropark at the Timber Ridge Apartments.

Senior Officer William "Bill" Jeffrey was shot several times, including in the chest, and later died as a result of his injuries, according to KTRK.

In a tweet from the City of Houston, two Houston Police Department officers were shot while serving warrants at the apartment.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said one possible suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sgt. Michael Vance had been shot multiple times in the leg and is in stable condition after undergoing surgery at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Sheriff Gonzalez said both officers were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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