Reward offered for suspect who fired at HPD officers

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Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information about a man who fired shots at HPD officers in west Houston. (Crime Stoppers)

Authorities are turning to the public for help identifying a suspect who fired upon HPD officers in west Houston earlier this month.

The incident happened in the 2100 block of Bentworth Drive at 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Officers were responding to a suspicious person call when they confronted the suspect, who they said fired several rounds before fleeing on foot.

No officers were injured in the encounter.

The suspect is described as a black male with fair skin and a normal build who stands 5'09". He had blonde twists in his hair and appeared to be in his late teens or early twenties.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the suspect's arrest. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at crime-stoppers.org.

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