Houston crime: Man accused of dragging off-duty HPD officer after shop…

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man accused of dragging an off-duty Houston police officer about 100 feet after allegedly shoplifting was arrested overnight.

Acting on a tip, HPD said the speculate was arrested after a call for him to turn himself in was put out Wednesday.

Houston police said a female officer in uniform, who was working an additional security job at a Home Depot, was dragged about 100 feet by the theft speculate’s means Wednesday.

According to police, the officer fired at the minimum one shot as she was being dragged by the means going in reverse in the parking lot located in the area of the Gulf Freeway and Woodridge at about 10:20 a.m. Police additional that the officer held on to the passenger side door of the speculate’s means.

The officer, who was not closest identified, was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Off-duty HPD officer in uniform tried to stop man accused of stealing from Home Depot, police say

Before the parking lot confrontation, police said the speculate was confronted by the store’s loss prevention officer when it was found that he tried to push his cart outside without paying, resulting in shoving between the two.

In the wake of the incident, police released images of the man they believe stole construction cable from the store and later caused the officer’s injuries.

According to HPD, the speculate consistent a gunshot wound to one of his legs. Upon his arrest overnight, he was taken to the hospital.

Police had not in addition released the speculate’s identity.

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