NRH Police respond to shooting in the 6900 block of NE Loop 820 – one adult male transported, one adult male arrested.
Shortly before 9:30 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of NE Loop 820, reference a disturbance between two adult males. While en route, dispatch received reports of gunshots heard in the area of the call. When officers arrived on the scene, they located and detained an adult male suspect. Additional officers began providing first aid to the victim, who was located nearby. Paramedics arrived and transported the victim by ground ambulance to the hospital in critical condition.
Criminal Investigations is currently on the scene investigating, and an adult male has been arrested. Booking information will be released after arraignment.
UPDATE 3/25/2020 – 1:00 PM – Further investigation into the disturbance revealed the suspect’s actions may have been taken as an act of self-defense and defense of a third person. The male suspect has been released from our custody, pending further investigation. Therefore, we will not release his name at this time, pending the continuation of our investigation.