HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --We're following breaking news on the North Freeway, where investigators say a suspect tried to run over a deputy constable.
Harris County Precinct 4 says a deputy constable was dispatched to Sunbelt Rentals, where they found a van backed up to a wooded area of the equipment rental business.
As the deputy approached the vehicle, the suspect tried to run over him.
The deputy constable attempted to use a Taser on the suspect, but was unable to hit him.
Constable Herman said the deputy fired his weapon, hitting the van.
The suspect led deputies in a chase down I-45. They were able to stop the van and arrest the suspect a short time later.
The suspect is now charged with felony evading.
Herman said this is a very close call for the deputy constable, who was fortunately not injured.
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