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Statement regarding the recent officer-involved shooting at the 7800 block of Harding:

February 7, 2019

“Our Civil Rights Division prosecutors are currently working with the Houston Police Department’s special investigation team to look at every aspect of this incident,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said. “As is our policy, every shooting by a police officer - in every instance - is presented to a grand jury to determine if any criminal charges are warranted.”

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