Update: suspect is dead at the scene. .@HCSOTexas deputies, assisting in the serving of a felony warrant, discharged their duty weapons. No law enforcement officers hurt. Media should stage on the corner of Studewood and East 12 1/2 Street for a briefing. #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 1, 2018
The shooting happened just minutes before 11 a.m. in the 700 block of East 12 1/2 Street.
The suspect, identified by sources as Nowy Angel Duron, 29, had several felony warrants. Duron walked out the back door of the home with a gun, according to Houston police. They say he refused orders to drop the weapon, and was shot. Duron died at the scene.
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Police say he was shot by two deputies assigned to the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, a division of the US Marshal's Office.
HPD investigators responding to a shooting in the 700 block of East 12 1/2 Street in which an outside agency, while serving a warrant, shot the suspect about 10:55 a.m. Further details, including suspect's condition, to be released at the scene. PIO also en route. #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 1, 2018
Duron had a criminal history, the included burglary, evading arrest, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, among other charges.