A deputy constable in Texas was “ambushed” and allegedly shot by a robbery suspect following a police pursuit in Harris County on Friday, Mark Herman, Harris County Constable for Precinct 4 confirmed. 

“Please pray for our Deputy Constable!” Herman wrote on social media.

The suspect was later taken into custody, he added. 

The high-speed chase began after the suspect allegedly robbed two different Academy stores in the area with an AR-15, then failed to stop for a deputy constable, who recognized the suspect’s vehicle. 

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A deputy constable in Texas was "ambushed" and shot by a robbery suspect following a police pursuit in Harris County on Friday, Mark Herman, Harris County Constable for precinct 4 confirmed. 

A deputy constable in Texas was “ambushed” and shot by a robbery suspect following a police pursuit in Harris County on Friday, Mark Herman, Harris County Constable for precinct 4 confirmed.  (Harris County Constable Precinct 4)

The deputy constable was then fired on by the suspect in the 5300 block of Slashwood who ran into a home. 

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The suspect was taken into custody after deputies surrounded the home where they were hiding. 

The deputy constable has been taken to the hospital in unknown condition. 

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