Officers shoot man armed with shotgun

February 2, 2009 2:40:48 PM PST
Police are investigating what lead up to an officer involved shooting this afternoon in north Houston.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Officers working security at an apartment complex on Gulf Bank at Veterans Memorial were checking out a report of a man walking around with a shotgun. The officers eventually saw the armed man on a balcony and told him to drop the gun.

In the end, the suspect with the shotgun was shot in the abdomen. He was rushed to a hospital, where he is expected to recover.

The officers were not injured.

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