Houston: 5 police officers shot, 2 critical, while serving warrant in narcotics probe

Houston: 5 police officers shot, 2 critical, while serving warrant in narcotics probe

[Ed. – The case involved two suspects, both of whom may apparently be implicated in the shootings.]

A hospital on Monday announced that it released one of the five Houston police officers shot earlier while serving a search warrant at a home of suspected drug dealers.

Two suspects were shot and killed in the exchange with police.

Houston police tweeted that the fifth officer was released Monday night after being treated for a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

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Two officers remain in critical condition at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston with gunshot wounds to the neck. Two other officers remain hospitalized in good condition. One of the officers suffered a knee injury and is one of those hospitalized in good condition, Houston police tweeted.

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