Houston Police Department
Armed Suspect Wounded in Incident at 2700 Hadley

September 26, 2013 - Charges are pending against two suspects - one of whom was wounded by a Houston police officer after he pointed a gun at the officer - in an incident at 2700 Hadley about 12:25 a.m. today (Sept. 26).

One suspect, Hardy G. Moore (b/m, DOB: 12-4-88), was transported to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening wounds.  He faces a charge of aggravated assault against a public servant.  The other suspect, Damarcus W. Gibson (b/m, DOB: 5-6-93), was taken into custody with the assistance of an HPD K-9 unit.  He faces a charge of evading arrest.

Photos of the suspects are not available at this time.

The officer who discharged his duty weapon, J. Rosemon, was not injured.  He was sworn in as an officer in November 2010 and is assigned to the Gang Division.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. McStravick, T. Simmons and Officer L. Wright reported:

While on patrol at the intersection of Hadley and Nagle Streets, officers stopped and attempted to speak with two males (Moore and Gibson).  The males fled on foot and the officers ran after them in separate directions.  While being pursued, Moore pointed a gun at Officer Rosemon, who in fear of his life, discharged his duty weapon and struck Moore more than one time.  Paramedics were called and transported Moore to the hospital.  The other suspect was located by a K-9 officer and arrested without further incident.

As is customary in HPD officer-involved shooting incidents in the city limits, the incident is being investigated by the HPD Homicide and Internal Affairs Divisions as well as the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

JFC/KJS    9-26-13
Inc #120839113    

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