HOMICIDE DIVISION
2012 HPD OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGS

Incident Suspect Officer  
DATE
INC NO.
LOCATION
SEX
RACE
AGE
INJURY
WEAPON
SEX 
RACE
AGE
INJURY
ON DUTY
SYNOPSIS
12/26/2012 162463012 1500 Ruthven M B 41 Wounded Vehicle M W 40 Wounded Y The suspect refused to get out of the car as order by the officers.  Instead the suspect drove at the officer hitting him with the vehicle.  The officer attempted to get out of the vehicles path but the suspect drove at the officer again. During this exchange the officer was able to shoot at the vehicle multiple times.
12/24/2012 161401412 10900 Gulf Freeway M B 42 None Firearm M H 40 None N Two armed suspects attempted to rob a store where the officer was shopping. The officer confronted the robbery suspects and an exchange of gunfire occurred.  The suspects fled the scene.
M B 32 None Firearm
12/23/2012 160908412 4827 Brisbane M B 43 Wounded Firearm M W 28 None Y The suspect fired at the officer as the officer was arriving at an assault in progress call. The suspect then fled ina vehicle.  The vehicle was pursued and at the conclusion of the pursuit, the suspect got out of the vehicle with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers causing them to shoot at the suspect.
11/19/2012 146038912 6910 Old North Belt Dr. M B 37 None Firearm M H 23 None Y Officer was notified that an armed suspect was threatening to kill himself.  When the officer pulled into the parking lot where the suspect was reported to be, the suspect shot at the officer.  THe officer returned fire but missed. the suspect then ran from the scene but was chased and arrested by the officer.
11/16/2012 145242812 7313 Northline M B 21 None None M W 40 None Y The officer was chasing a robbery suspect when the suspect slowed to a walk and was reaching into his pocket as he was turning to ward the officer.  The officer believed the suspect was reaching for a weapon so he fired at the suspect but did not hit him.
11/4/2012 139910512 12810 Ashford Pine Dr. M W 46 Killed Firearm M W 51 None Y The suspect pointed a shotgun at officers who had responded to a suspicious person call. The officers fired at the suspect but missed at which time the suspect went into his home. SWAT was called and as they were going to gain entry into the home they were fired upon causing them to return fire.
    M W 49 None Y
10/11/2012 128938512 3300 Sampson M B 38 Killed None M B 27 None Y The suspect of a suspicious person call confronted the officer with his hand behind him as if he had a weapon. The suspect then moved towards the officer causing the officer to have to discharge his weapon at the suspect.
9/24/2012 121514812 5800 South Gessner M H 25 None None M H 30 None Y A burglary suspect was being chased by officers when he went into a back yard to hide. The officer attempted to open the gate but it would not open so he peered through the gate and saw the suspect reaching for his waistband.  The officer shot at the suspect but did not hit him. The suspect then fled the scene.
9/22/2012 120646512 4309 Polk M W 45 Killed Pen M H 29 None Y The officers arrived at the scene of a disturbance call and were informed that the suspect was being violent and threatened to kill the other residents at the location. The officers confronted the suspect at which time the suspect was moving towards one of the officers with an object in his hand and he was making slashing movements.  The other officer fearing that he was armed with a knife fired his weapon at the suspect.
9/22/2012 121020212 2002 Dowling M B UNK None None F B 45 None Y Officers were in the process of detaining the occupants of a vehicle who were reported to have just robbed a convenience store. The passenger of the vehicle got out of the car and appeared to be getting on the ground but instead charged at one of teh officers. The officer fired at the suspect but missed. The suspect fled from the scene. 
9/20/2012 120020212 2100 Cambridge St M B 31 Wounded Firearm M B 26 None Y The officer located a murder suspect walking down the street. The officer approached the suspect who then stopped and turned toward the officer while raising a weapon towards the officer causing the officer to shoot the suspect.
9/16/2012 118301912 8826 Beechnut M H 26 Wounded None M W 29 None Y Officers responded to an armed suspicious person call.  The suspect was located and as the officers were giving verbal commands to the suspect, the suspect reached to the small of his back and pointed an object at the officers.  The officers fired at the suspect striking him one time.
None M W 26 None Y
None M W 29 None Y
9/15/2012 117468112 4527 Lomitas M H 21 Wounded None M W 29 None N Suspects who were involved in a disturbance got into a vehicle to flee the location.  The vehicle was being driven at the officer who fired his weapon at the vehicle fearing that the driver was trying to hit him with the car.  
M W 21 Wounded Vehicle
9/13/2012 11694712 1500 Nagle M B 26 Killed Knife M H 33 None Y Officers arrived at a scene to find a large group of people involved in a disturbance. As the officers tried to get control of the crowd, a suspect armed with a knife confronted the officers. The armed suspect refused to comply with the verbal commands of the officers forcing them to shoot him.
M W 28 None Y
8/21/2012 106545312 6000 Black Maple M B 23 Wounded Firearm M H 28 None Y A burglary suspect was fleeing on foot when he turned and fired a weapon at the officer who was chasing him. The officer returned fire and shot the suspect in the leg.  
8/18/2012 105011912 4700 Gloryland U U UNK Unknown Firearm M B 23 None N Shots were heard outside a church during a funeral in which an officer was attending. The officer went outside and was told that the shooter had gotten into a vehicle. the officer saw the vehicle as it was leaving and began to run after it. The officer saw the back passenger window down and then heard another gunshot.  The officer belived that he was being shot at and returned fire. The vehicle then sped away from the location.
8/7/2012 99971512 11727 W. Sam Houston Pkwy M B 33 Killed Firearm M W 51 None Y Officer responded to a call in which the suspcet had called his wife and threatened  to go to her job and kill her.  Upon arriving, the officer found the suspect and saw that he was hiding his hand behind his back. THe suspecty then made a sudden movement with his hand causing the officer to shoot the suspect.
8/3/2012 98051312 3100 Old Spanish Trail M B 17 None Vehicle M B 27 None Y Officer observed a suspicious male walking between cars in business parking lot. The officer stopped the suspect to talk to him at which time the suspect ran from the officer and jumped into a waiting vehicle. The driver drove at the officer causing the officer to fire his weapon at the driver fearing that he was going to be run over.  
M B 17 None None
7/22/2012 92642112 1600 N Wayside M H UNK None Firearm M H 32 None N The officer was driving when a vehicle pulled up beside him.  An occupant in the vehicle pointed a weapon at the officer causing the officer to shoot at the suspect vehicle.
M H UNK None Firearm
7/22/2012 92756412 1000 McGowan M H 37 None None M H 27 None Y The officers were conducting a felony traffic stop after a pursuit ended by the suspect wrecking his vehicle.  The suspect got out of the car but then reached back into the vehicle to get something. The suspect then made an erratic movement causing the officers to believe he had retrieved a weapon from the car and was going to shoot at them.  An officer fired his weapon at the suspect but did not hit him.
7/9/2012 86965012 7200 Bissonnet Street M H 54 Killed None F W 28 None Y Officers attempted to contain a group of males fitting the description of those involved in an assault in progress. One of the males was ignoring verbal commands. He was reaching into his waistband area as he was turning towards the officers.  One of the reponding officers belived that he was reaching for a weapon so the officer shot the suspect.
6/27/2012 81382112 6000 Hollister M B 39 Killed Firearm M W 52 None Y Officers responded to a scene in which multiple persons were reported to be shot.  Upon arrival the suspect fired at the responding officers.  The officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect who then forced a citizen from their vehicle and fled. As the officers pursued the suspect, the suspect continued to fire at the officers. The suspect eventually wrecked the vehicle and when the officers approached to apprehend him, they found the suspect unresponsive.
M W 46 None Y
M W 49 None Y
M W 26 None Y
6/21/2012 78840412 10001 Westpark M B 26 None Firearm M W 28 None Y The officer saw the suspect point a weapon at another person.  The offier then chased the suspect on foot and twice during the pursuit the suspect turned to face the officer while reachinf for his weapon causing the officer to shoot at the suspect.
6/19/2012 77976812 15800 Blueridge Rd M B 32 Wounded Firearm M B 38 None Y Officer was attempting to gain control of an armed suspect when the suspect pointed his weapon at a passing vehicle. The officer believed that the suspect was going to shoot the occupants of the vehicle so he was forced to shoot the suspect.
6/12/2012 74484712 2610 Beatty M H 44 None Firearm M B 42 None N Two suspects in a vehicle were observed firing a weapon as they approached the officers patrol car.  It was believed that the suspects were shooting at the officer so he exited the vehicle. The suspects continued to drive toward him while firing a weapon so the officer returned fire. 
5/24/2012 66165412 2019 Dewalt St M B 51 Killed Knife M H 45 Wounded Y Officers were conducting a surveillance assignment when the suspect approached the vehicle they were in and confronted them. The suspect keyed the vehicle with a box cutter and then attacked one of the officers with the box cutter causing the officers to shoot the suspect.
M W 27 None Y
5/18/2012 63111212 11200 Fondren Rd M B 24 Killed Knife M B 51 None Y Suspect was holding a person at knife point when the officers arrived at the scene.  The suspect then attempted to stab the person but the person was able to grab the suspects hand.  The officers shot the suspect thereby keeping th person from sustaining any more injuries.
5/17/2012 62768512 1467 Main M B 36 None None M B 40 None Y The officer was attempting to gain control of a suspect when the suspect lunged at the officer yelling to shoot him causing the officer to discharged one time.
5/16/2012 62466412 9200 N. Wayside M B 49 Wounded Firearm M W 29 None Y Officers recived a call in which the suspect had just shot two persons.  The officers found the suspect and were attempting to apprehend him when the suspect produced a weapon and pointed it at the officers. In response, the officers shot the suspect.
5/7/2012 57985912 17300 Tomball Parway Service Rd M B 26 Killed Firearm M W 28 None Y Disturbance suspect was located walking on the suspect.  The suspect was ordered to stop. The suspect stopped and then turned toward the officers with a weapon in his hands. The officers told the suspect to drop the weapon but he pointed it at the officers so the officers shot the suspect.
M P 28 None Y
5/2/2012 55358512 10550 Gulf Freway M B 17 Wounded Firearm M H 31 None Y Officers observed a suspicious person run into a business. The officers stopped to in vestigate and when they entered the business they saw an armed suspect behimd the counter.  The officers fired at the suspect when the suspect turned his weapon towards them. 
Firearm M H 30 None Y
4/18/2012 49104412 5335 Gulf Freeway M B 28 Killed Firearm M W 56 None Y An armed suspect approached three undercover officers and attempted to rob them. The officers were able to produce their weapons and shoot the suspect. 
M W 40 None Y
4/4/2012 42291412 9755 Court Glen M B 23 Wounded None M W 33 None Y Felony suspect ran from officers who were attempting to arrest him.  Officer chased suspect to an apartment where the officer attempted to arrest him.  The suspect pushed the officer against the wall and then reached toward his waitband area. the officer shot the suspect fearing that thet suspect was reaching for a weapon.
4/2/2012 41005512 5400 Wilmington  M B 28 None None M H 28 None Y Officers stopped an individual who they observed to be violating municipal ordinances. The suspect ran from the officers and during the pursuit he made gestures which made the pursing officer believe that the suspect was armed and attempting to draw a weapon. This action caused the officer to fire at the suspect.
3/31/2012 40154412 Protected By Law M B UNK None None M B 45 None N Officer heard the alarm sounding from his vehicle. He went outside to check on the vehicle. He observed the suspect fleeing from his vehicle.  THe officer attempted to block his path when he noticed that the suspect was carrying an object that he believed to be a weapon. The officer fired at the suspect but did not hit him. the suspect was able to jump a fence and flee from the location.
2/26/2012 24401812 10531 Gulf Freeway M H 19 Wounded Vehicle M W 46 Wounded N Officers approached BMV suspect's vehicle and gave commands for the occupants to show their hands.  Instead the driver attempted to flee in the vehicle striking one officer.  The suspect then drove at the second officer striking him as well. Both officers discharged their weapons at this time and shot the suspect. 
M H 32 None None M W 27 Wounded N
2/26/2012 24405412 5003 Ridgecreek Dr M H UNK None Unknown M H 35 None Y Officer arrived on scene to find a burglary in prgress. As he tried to control the suspects, one of them walked to a vehicle and appeared to get soemthing out of it.  The suspect then made a move toward the officer. The officer believed the suspect to be armed so he shot at him.
2/16/2012 20191212 8301 Allwood St  M B 69 Wounded Firearm M B 37 None Y Narcotics unit was executing a search warrant at a residence and when they gained entry a suspect was found inside with a shotgun. The suspect raised the shotgun toward the officers causing an officer to shoot the suspect.
1/13/2012 5577512 3820 Sherwood Ln M H 21 Wounded Physical Force M B 31 Wounded Y The officer was attempting to arrest a suspect who was caught trying to steal a car.  The suspect fought the officer and tried to get the officers weapon. The officer fired one time at the suspect but did not hit him.  
1/7/2012 3088712 13106 Abalone Way M B 29 Wounded Physical Force M W 27 Wounded Y Suspect was involved in a physical altercation with the officer following a vehicle pursuit. The suspect physically assaulted the officer and made attempts to get the officers weapon out of its holster before the officer was able to push the suspect away from him. This allowed the officer to draw his weapon and shoot the suspect.
1/4/2012 1338712 7024 Lawndale M H 23 None Firearm M H 35 None N The suspect was involved in a physical altercation with the officer. The male suspect then went to his vehicle and retrieved a weapon which he discharged twice. The suspect and his companion ran to their vehicle and as they were driving off the suspect pointed the weapon at the officer causing the officer to fire at the suspect's vehicle.