HUMBLE, Texas - One man is dead and two men are in custody after a home invasion led to a carjacking and police chase in Humble.
Harris County sheriff's deputies responded just before midnight Friday to a report of a home invasion with shots fired in the 18900 block of Kemble Road in Atascocita. When deputies arrived they determined the one of the occupants of the home fired shots at the suspects.
Deputies found a blood trail that led from the house, but could not find a wounded person in the area or at any hospitals.
Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday Harris County sheriff's deputies received a call from Houston police officers saying they were involved in a pursuit that ended in the 8000 block of Rankin Road.
"The city of Houston tried to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle that was driving erratic," Greg Pinkins, with the Houston Police Department, said.
The suspects bailed out of the vehicle and Houston police were able to apprehend the driver, who told them he was carjacked on Driotwich Drive, one street over from the home invasion. The driver told authorities the carjackers wanted him to drive them to a hospital because one of them had been shot.
Houston police found a man dead in the back seat of the vehicle. Two of the three men who ran were taken into custody....
Harris County sheriff's deputies arrived to the scene and determined the men involved in the carjacking and chase were the suspects from the home invasion.
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