Harris County Deputy Murdered By Catalytic Converter Thieves, Shoots Two In Gunfight
Houston, TX – An off-duty Harris County deputy was fatally shot in the parking lot of a grocery store on Thursday night as he was confronting three suspects who were allegedly trying to steal the catalytic converter from his vehicle, according to investigators.
Deputy Almendarez was fatally wounded during the ensuing exchange of fire, KHOU reported.
He shot two of his attackers, but police are still searching for the third.
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