Michael Maldonado,

Houston, Texas
April 04, 2017

Agencies: Harris County Sheriff's Office Texas | Houston Police Department Texas

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


Four Harris County sheriff deputies responding to a call about a stolen vehicle  Tuesday afternoon shot at two suspects, killing one. 

Houston police arrested the other suspect. 

The incident unfolded just after 2 p.m. near the 9500 block of Airline Drive. Around 2:17 p.m, a call came into the Precinct 1 constable's office about a stolen vehicle in the Garden Oaks area, according to Sgt. C. Collier with the Harris County Sheriff's Office. 

A  constable  began following the car near Airline Drive, where support from the sheriff's office was called in. Officials chased the car into a parking lot off Airline Drive. The stolen car tried to ram into the deputies' vehicle. 

Four deputies inside the vehicle began firing at the stolen car, which had two people inside. The suspected driver of the vehicle died on scene. 

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