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Police: 2 Suspects Killed and Five Officers Injured in a Houston Shootout, 2 Suspects Killed and Five Officers Injured in a Houston Shootout

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TIME

By Tara Law Casey Quackenbush

Two suspects are dead and five police officers were injured in a gunfire exchange in Houston on Monday, police say.

The suspects were killed amid a shooting that erupted while a narcotics team attempted to serve a search warrant in a southeast Houston neighborhood, Police Chief Art Acevedo said in a Monday night briefing. He added that black tar heroin was being sold at the residence.

According to Acevedo, the gunfire began when the officers forced the home’s door open.

“We’re not sure how many other suspects fired at this time,” he said.

Four of the officers sustained gunfire wounds, while a fifth was also injured on the scene. Two officers who were hit in the neck are in “critical but stable condition,” according to Acevedo. The other three are expected to make a full recovery.

Read more: http://time.com/5515060/houston-police-shooting/