17-year-old hospitalized after deputy-involved shooting near NRG Park Houston

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Sunday, December 26, 2021
Deputy shoots 17-year-old suspect at NRG Park
The deputy involved in the shooting has been terminated, with officials adding that the 'conduct was not consistent with departmental policies.'

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 17-year-old girl is hospitalized after an altercation with a Harris County Precinct 1 deputy near the NRG Stadium.

The teenager erratically drove a stolen car into a parking lot, according to authorities. When the deputy stopped the suspect's car, there was some type of altercation and the suspect was shot and hit multiple times.

The suspect got back into her car and led the deputy on a short chase ending when the teen got stuck behind a closed gate and was taken into custody.

Officials say there's an open felony warrant on the teen's records and the vehicle was reported stolen out of Harris County Precinct 4.

Houston police are currently investigating the shooting.