Multiple Houston Police Officers Shot

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Three Houston police officers were shot by a gunman in the 2100 block of McGowen Street on Thursday.

The suspected gunman fled in a white Mercedes and is at large, police said.

The officers were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital and their condition is unknown.

ABC News reported:

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Watch surveillance video obtained by ABC 13 of the exchange of gunfire between officers and the suspect:

Police are investigating a shooting that injured three officers near downtown Houston.

The shooting happened Thursday afternoon in the 2100 block of McGowen Street. Initial reports from police was that officers were responding to a disturbance call at 2:40 p.m. in the 1500 block of Tralle Street when a chase ensued.

Exclusive surveillance video from the scene shows the moment a chase came to an end when the suspect crashed out on McGowen Street. Shots began firing as soon as the officers arrived to the scene.

At some point, the suspect managed to exit the vehicle and fled the scene. According to police, they are actively searching for the suspect involved who they initially said fled the scene in a white Mercedes.

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