610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston


Person Of Interest In Double Homicide Shot

View Comments
(credit: Thinkstock)

(credit: Thinkstock)

Featured Items

77820352_8Reluctantly Jumping On The Clowney Bandwagon

77820352_8O'Brien: "We Will Draft A Quarterback"

77820352_8Hot Cheerleaders - Funny Faces

77820352_8Some College Cheer

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8(Watch) JJ Watt and His Best Bud

77820352_8Is Facebook Killing Your Career?

77820352_8Nun Stuns All On The Voice Italy, Breaks YouTube Record

77820352_8Conan O'Brien Fires Off On Houston

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A person of interest  wanted for questioning in connection with a double-homicide was shot Sunday afternoon by police. The shooting happened at a Houston gas station.

The Houston Police Department responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle at about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. The car was reported to be in a parking lot behind a gas station located on West Airport Boulevard near Hillcroft Street.

When they arrived, police recognized a Dodge Dakota truck related to the shooting deaths of a mother and her son Saturday in southwest Houston.

As authorities approached the driver of the truck, who then got out of his vehicle, the driver then reportedly reached for a gun and began firing shots at police. HPD returned fire on the man.

During the shootout, police wounded the man who was later identified as Keith Turner. He was taken to Hermann Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound.

In the midst of the shootout trapped in their SUV, was a mother and her two young children. One of the three officers protected the family and placed himself in harm’s way doing so. The officer reportedly went to the SUV, got the mother and two children out and led them to safety, while the gun battle between Turner and police officers was going on.

Turner, whose mother and younger brother were found shot to death Saturday in their home, was a person of interest in the shooting.

Turner’s family members were found fatally shot in their home located in the 7100 block of Bahia Lane near Blue Ridge Road. At time of this report, police reiterated that Turner was just a person of interest in the shooting and not been charged with any crime.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus