Deputy fires on suspect burglarizing his car in northeast Harris County

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The search is on for the person who exchanged gunfire with an off-duty deputy early this morning in northeast Harris County.

The deputy caught that person burglarizing his vehicle in the 15300 block of Liberty River Drive around 3am.

Both people began shooting, but it doesn't appear that anyone was hit. The deputy did injure his ankle.

The burglar got away.
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