The Harris County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle on Antoine Drive near West Gulf Bank around 12:30 a.m.
Deputies told ABC13 Eyewitness News that while they were responding to the scene, a man got out of the vehicle and reached for what appeared to be a gun.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says the man reached for what appeared to be a gun. At this point, it is unclear if the suspect had time to point it at the deputies. https://t.co/RH2BlRzmWc— Mycah Hatfield (@MycahABC13) July 20, 2019
One of the deputies then fired three shots, hitting the man twice. He was transported to the hospital, and is expected to survive.
Deputies say the suspicious car they were scouting matched the vehicle used in a robbery incident. They're still working to determine if the man was a robbery suspect.