Skip to comments.HFD arson investigator dies after shooting with suspect in NW Houston.
Posted on 10/17/2020 12:14:20 AM PDT by OldJoeClark
The shots rang out around 3:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of W. 18th Street near Watercrest, according to HFD.
According to ABC13 sources, the six arson investigators were in the Timbergrove area of The Heights, but they weren't looking for a suspect in particular and none of them was expecting to make a traffic stop in the neighborhood.
While the group's primary objective was to surveil the area, the investigators had knowledge of a silver/grey car.
According to sources, Bruce spotted a vehicle matching the description and proceeded to follow it. During the tailing of the car, Bruce, who was armed, radioed for a second arson investigator for help.
But his colleague arrived to Bruce's location, where Bruce was found in his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso and head, sources said.
Officials said the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The sources added arson investigators have access to bullet-proof vests, though, it's also not known if Bruce wore one.
In addition, arson investigators would typically need to call Houston police for assistance if they have to make a traffic stop or arrest.
The shooting came in the midst of widespread arson-set fires throughout the neighborhood. Authorities have not yet officially linked the suspected gunman in the confrontation to those fires.
I posted this not only because a officer was killed but the so called media is not covering what is happening. Another arsonist/terrorist was arrested a few days ago who tipped the investigators to another arsonist/terrorist that led to the killing of the investigator. Its a Antifa cell.
My money is on a Chocolate City refugee from Katrina that relocated to H-Town.
The shooter was a hispanic kid who went to law school. No criminal record with a license to carry in Texas. He was indoctrinated.
Murderous cowardly Leftism.
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