Just before 8:30 p.m. Thursday, HPD says officers were called to an apartment complex on Goodson and Airline Drive in the Greenspoint area.
A woman said her brother was destroying her apartment, according to police.
HPD Commanders & investigators are en route to a fatal officer involved shooting at Goodson & Airline Dr. Initial info is officers responded to a criminal mischief call where the suspect was reported to be armed. No officers are injured. Further info will be given at the scene.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) February 12, 2021
Before officers arrived, they received another call from the woman, stating that her brother had a gun.
Investigators say the woman and two small children were inside at the time.
When officers arrived, they knocked on the apartment door, HPD says.
"As soon as the door opened, preliminary information indicates that the suspect came out armed with a firearm and pointed it at the officers immediately. There was no delay," Executive Assistant Chief Matt Slinkard said.
Police say the officers then fired multiple times. The suspect was killed.
HPD says the officers were not hurt. The woman and two children were also not hurt.
Police say it is unclear if the suspect fired his weapon.
The officers involved will be placed on administrative leave as a joint investigation begins with HPD, Harris County District Attorney's Office and the Houston Forensic Science Center, according to HPD.
HPD Chief Slinkard provides an update on officer involved shooting at Goodson at Airline https://t.co/AiJFSrVYKM— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) February 12, 2021