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Deputy Texas constable wounded, man killed in exchange of gunfire

Authorities say a deputy constable was shot and wounded and a man was killed after gunfire broke out when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call.  (CNN  VAN photo)
Authorities say a deputy constable was shot and wounded and a man was killed after gunfire broke out when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call. (CNN VAN photo)(CNN)
Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 11:17 AM CDT
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HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a deputy constable was shot and wounded and a man was killed after gunfire broke out when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call.

The shooting happened early Tuesday in Harris County.

Authorities say two officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment when a man shot one of the officers in the stomach.

The officers returned fire, killing the man.

The wounded constable is expected to make a full recovery.

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