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DPS trooper shot in hand at at north Harris County apartment complex

September 12, 2018

A Department of Public Safety trooper was shot in the hand Tuesday night during an exchange of fire at an apartment complex in north Harris County, according to reports.

The trooper was wounded just before 9 p.m., KPRC-TV reported. A DPS official said the shooting happened east of I-45 in the 300 block of North Vista Drive.

More than two dozen police vehicles could be seen parked along Vista Road after the shooting, while a law enforcement helicopter hovered about the complex.

nicole.hensley@chron.com

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