Brady Joseph Ray, 39, police say he's the person of interest in last night's officer shooting in southern Cypress / north of Katy. (HCSO courtesy photo)
Brady Joseph Ray, 39, police say he's the person of interest in last night's officer shooting in southern Cypress / north of Katy. (HCSO courtesy photo)

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Update 5: (7:38 a.m.) HCSO announces they’ve found — and detained — Ray near the location of the initial incident.


Update 4: (6 a.m.) HCSO has released a photograph of Brady Joseph Ray. Ray is the person of interest in the investigation and described as a white male, 39 years old, 5’11”, medium build, wearing black shorts, gray shirt. Ray was armed with a pistol.

Brady Joseph Ray, 39, police say he's the person of interest in last night's officer shooting in southern Cypress / north of Katy. (HCSO courtesy photo)
Brady Joseph Ray, 39, police say he’s the person of interest in last night’s officer shooting in southern Cypress / north of Katy. (HCSO courtesy photo)

Update 3: (12:59 a.m.) HCSO says the officer is in stable condition.

Update 2: (12:35 a.m.) The incident is still happening and a bomb squad is reportedly on the scene in addition to other law enforcement presence that includes Texas State Troopers. Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department is also on the scene.

The injured officer was alert, oriented, and talking, as police officers evacuated him to Methodist West, which then in turn relayed him to Memorial Hermann via Life Flight helicopter. The Cypress News Review was made aware that CFVFD EMS did not transport the officer, unlike what other media outlets have reported.

Update 1: (12:29 a.m.) Harris County Sheriff’s Office says the shooter is barricaded inside a home and SWAT at the scene.

 

CYPRESS — Early, unconfirmed reports are that a law enforcement officer has been injured at a shooting incident late Friday night in southern Cypress / northern Katy, near Cy Lakes High school.

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If you live in the area in the attached map, please lock your doors and avoid the area as police and emergency crews will be in the area.

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