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UPDATE: Suspected Shooter Found Dead After Officers Hospitalized

The officers work for the Office of the Texas Attorney General and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. They were serving a warrant for Daniel Trevino.

Daniel Trevino.

Three law enforcement officers were hit by gunfire Tuesday afternoon as they served a felony warrant in northeast Houston.

The suspected shooter, Daniel Trevino, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday evening, authorities say.

The officers, five from the Office of the Texas Attorney General and two from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), were serving a warrant for Trevino at 5013 Hartwick Rd.

Edison Toquica, chief deputy with the HCSO, said the shooting happened around 12:50 p.m. Two of the officers from the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit were wounded, as well as an HCSO investigator.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter the three injured officers are awake and alert. They were taken to a local hospital.

“These brave and courageous law enforcement officers were fulfilling their call to duty to apprehend a known criminal with a dangerous past,” Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement. “Thankfully, all of the injured law enforcement officers appear to be recovering well this evening.”

An HCSO motorcycle deputy who was assisting with traffic control for the ambulance was involved in major accident and sustained a few injuries.

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