HARRIS COUNTY, TX May 29 2017 A security officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun towards him in northeast Harris County late Saturday night, authorities said.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to a shooting call in the 10000 block of the Eastex Freeway around 11:55 p.m.
Upon arrival, they found a man in the driver’s seat of his vehicle dead from visible gunshot wounds.
After investigation, deputies said a security guard had seen the man discharge a handgun in the parking lot of a nearby fast food restaurant.
Deputies said the security officer fired his weapon several times at the man after he had pointed a gun at the security guard.
The man fled the scene in his car and crashed into a median before finally stopping in the service road.
Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the case has been referred to a Harris County Grand Jury.