According to KPRC 2, a veteran Precinct 5 deputy has been shot and injured at a Northwest Houston restaurant. The deputy was working an off-duty security job at the Five Guys in the 2900 block of Shepherd Drive. He was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot when he saw a man enter and start robbing customers. The suspect fired several shots at the deputy when he approached the entrance, striking him at least once. The deputy was unable to return fire without risking injuring the customers inside.
Authorities describe the suspect as a black male between 6 feet and 6 feet, 3 inches tall. He was wearing a green and white sweatsuit and a mask. The suspect fled the scene in a white Dodge Charger with black rims.
The deputy was taken to an area hospital and is in stable condition.