HPD investigating 2 officer-involved shootings

The Houston Police Department is investigating two officer-involved shootings that sent suspects to local hospitals overnight.

The first happened at 7:30 p.m. Friday at a southwest Houston apartment complex. According to HPD spokeswoman Jodi Silva, an officer responding to an assault in progress call found Emanuel Ajiodo standing beside a vehicle in the 11600 block of Alief Clodine. The officer, whose name has not been released, attempted to get information from Ajiodo, who “appeared to be agitated and threatened the officer,” Silva said.

As the officer approached Ajiodo, he got into the passenger side of the vehicle and shut the door. When the officer attempted to remove Ajiodo, the suspect reached under a driver’s side seat and pulled out a 9 mm pistol, Silva said.

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