- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 29, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) - An off-duty police officer in Houston has shot someone police say was trying to rob him of weapons he was selling.

Houston police say the officer was meeting two people to sell his personal weapons, in a meeting arranged after they responded to an online listing. Police say a suspect pulled a gun on the officer and demanded everything in his vehicle, then pulled the trigger but his gun jammed.

Police say the officer reversed his car, then took cover and exchanged gunfire with the suspects, hitting one of them.

The injured suspect was hospitalized. Police are still searching for the second person.

Police did not identify the officer or the suspects.



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