FBISD officer under investigation for shooting wife
A Fort Bend Independent School District police officer was arrested June 6 for shooting his wife after a domestic dispute, Houston Police Department officers said.
The officer was a 12-year law enforcement veteran.
According to HPD, the couple has three children, one of whom was inside the home at the time of the shooting and witnessed the incident.
“He came home and he and his wife had an altercation, and a gun was produced in the altercation," said Houston Police Department Asst. Chief Henry Gaw. "We have the suspect in custody.”
The wife was hospitalized at Ben Taub and is expected to survive.
The officer is on administrative leave from FBISD. No charges have been filed yet.
FBISD released the following statement:
"Fort Bend ISD has been made aware of an FBISD police officer who was involved in a domestic dispute and taken into custody by the Houston Police Department. The employee is currently on administrative leave, pending an investigation. The HPD investigation is ongoing, and as of this moment, there have been no charges or arrests. As normal protocol, the District’s Human Resources Department and the Fort Bend ISD Police Department will conduct internal investigations and take all appropriate actions when the investigation is completed. We will continue to work closely with all parties as they continue their investigation."