OIS INC #101351222

Houston Police Department officers arrived at a scene of a suspect armed with a knife. The suspect appeared to be agitated and was given verbal commands to drop the knife and not approach the officers. The suspect refused to comply and continued to approach. After several more commands and officers creating distance between the suspect and them, the suspect then charged at one of the officers. The officer fired his duty weapon and struck the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the hospital where he is in critical condition. The suspect was charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer. The suspect during the incident was on bond for assaulting a police officer.