HOUSTON (AP) — Police in Houston say a man was critically wounded when he was shot by three officers after he first opened fire on police.
Assistant Police Chief Heather Morris said officers responding to a family disturbance with a gun early Friday found the man in a vehicle outside the home.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
Morris says when officers told the man to show his hands, he instead fired a gun at police and three officers returned fire.READ MORE: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
The man was critically wounded but is expected to survive and that no officers were injured.MORE NEWS: As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North Texas
No names were immediately released.