January 31, 2023

Suspect blamed for shooting 3 Houston cops gives up after stalemate, authorities affirm


The man blamed for shooting and harming three Houston Police Department officials gave up to specialists Thursday night following an hours-in length deadlock, authorities affirmed.

As per HPD Chief Troy Finner, the suspect left the home he had been blockaded in with his hands up around 7:45 p.m.

Finner added that the suspect likewise had a discharge twisted to the neck at the hour of his capture. It was muddled assuming that slug twisted was from an official’s weapon, or self-caused.

The suspect, who Finner didn’t only name, was shipped to the emergency clinic.

Prior in the day, Andy Kahan with Houston Crime Stoppers wrote in a tweet that the suspect was needed for disturbed burglary with a dangerous weapon and unlawfully conveying a weapon with a lawful offense conviction.

  • Sources tell KPRC 2 that the suspect is 31-year-old Roland Caballero.
  • As per a criminal history record from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Caballero has been captured on various occasions beginning around 2008 – when he was 18 years of age.
  • Houston police reacted to a family aggravation bring in the 1500 square of Tralle Street around 2:42 p.m.

At the point when Caballero spotted officials, Finner said he took off in a vehicle and drove officials on a pursuit prior to crashing in the 2100 square of McGowen Street.

Finner said, as the officials left their vehicles, Cabellero promptly began shooting shots, striking three of them. The officials likewise returned discharge, however it was not quickly clear on the off chance that Caballero was hit during the trading of gunfire.