Man killed in deputy-involved shooting outside Catholic church in NW Harris Co. identified

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Man killed outside church in deputy-involved shooting ID'd
Investigators say Mark Renee Flores was shot and killed by a deputy outside a Catholic church in northwest Harris Co.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies are now identifying the man who was shot and killed after an alleged knife threat outside a Catholic church.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Mark Renee Flores, 46, was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in the parking lot of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, on Addicks Satsuma Road.

According to investigators, Flores allegedly lunged at the deputy with a knife hours after stabbing a man and stealing his car.

Deputies say Mark Renee Flores was killed after allegedly trying to attack a deputy with a knife outside a Catholic church in northwest Harris County

Deputies said Flores was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after he was shot, but later died.

The incident is still under investigation by the sheriff's office and the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

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