HCSO Deputy shoots, kills armed suspect that was hitting police dog

A Harris County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect during a foot chase in the Channelview area overnight.

Deputies responded to a carjacking and shots fired on the east side just before 11 o'clock last night. The victim in that carjacking wasn’t shot, but his red PT Cruiser was stolen.

A K9 unit later spotted the stolen vehicle in the Channelview area. When the deputy approached, the suspects ran away . The K9 caught up with the suspects, and one of them started to hit the dog with his pistol. The deputy opened fire, killing the suspect.

Another suspect was found and arrested, but two others got away.

The deputy and his dog were not hurt.

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