Monday, July 11, 2016
Release date: July 11, 2016
Incident: Disorderly Conduct
Date/Time: July 11, 2016/ approximately 6AM
Location: intersection of Corder and Leverette
At approximately 6AM officers responded to the intersection of Corder Road and Leverette in reference to a black male holding a sword.
When officers arrived the man was uncooperative and repeatedly told officers to shoot him.
Officers used less than lethal rounds, which uses compressed air to deploy bean bag rounds. Those were unsuccessful.
Officers than used a taser on the subject and he was taken into custody.
He's currently being evaluated at Houston Medical Center.
"I'm proud of the fact that our officers used their training, skills and equipment to apprehend this man safely." -Chief Brett Evans