Man suspected of burglary shot by off-duty Metro officer in Pearland

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Man suspected of burglary shot by off-duty Metro officer in Pearland, Natasha Barrett reports. (KTRK)

Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday afternoon in Pearland.

According to Pearland police, an off-duty Metro PD officer arrived to his home in the 14000 block of Ginger Cove Court to find a suspected burglary in progress.

A confrontation ensued with the male suspect and the off-duty officer fired his gun.

Investigators were able to locate the suspect at Cullen and Prosperity Ridge Drive.

Police believe the suspect is connected to the theft of a vehicle on Gentlebrook Drive.

The suspect was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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