HOUSTON, TX – A Houston Police Officer was shot and killed while serving a warrant. The Department confirmed another officer had been wounded in the incident.
“It is with heavy hearts that we confirm the death of Senior Police Officer William “Bill” Jeffrey. He was fatally shot this morning while serving a felony warrant in Harris County,” the Houston Police Department said.
Officer Jeffrey, 54, joined HPD in December of 1990 and was assigned to the Major Offenders Division for almost 13 years.
Sgt. Michael Vance, 49, was also shot while serving the felony warrant. He remains in stable condition at a Houston hospital. Sgt. Vance joined HPD in June of 1998 and has been in the Major Offenders Division for the past 2 years. Due to the undercover nature of Sgt. Vance’s assignment, HPD did not release his department photo.
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