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Five Houston Police Officers Wounded in Shootout

One officer was airlifted to the hospital.

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According to multiple sources, five Houston police officers have been wounded after a shootout with a suspect Monday evening.

“In a tweet, Houston police say the officers were ‘struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect’ Monday afternoon in a neighborhood in southeast Houston,” according to Fox59. 

Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a Tweet that the suspect “is down” and asked for prayers for the officers in another.

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Joe Gamaldi, president of the Houston Police Officers’ Union said that one of the officers had been airlifted to the hospital by helicopter.

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“At this time we can confirm 5 officers have been struck and transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital, Medical Center and Ben Taub General Hospital. Further updates will be provided as available,” the Houston Police said on Twitter.

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Officers are being treated at a nearby hospital.

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Texas National Guard will be Deploying on Election Day

Democrats are Shaking in Their Boots

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On October 26, 2020, the Texas National Guard announced that Governor Abbott is deploying 1,000 members to five of the state’s largest cities to potentially quell unrest on Election Day or the days that follow.

Texas Democrats are uneasy about this announcement, according to a Fox News report.

According to the San Antonio Express-News, the cities where troops will be sent to are Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.

The very fact that troops might be deployed to polling locations has Texas Democrats frightened about the prospect of voter suppression and intimidation. Although the state has been solidly Republican in the last 30 years, Texas is starting to become more competitive. Some experts believe it could flip to the Democrats in 2020 or at the very least, in the near future.

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The Texas National Guard commander’s chief of staff informed the San Antonio Express-News that the guard deployment would only be activated to “deter any civil disturbance at sites in various cities within Texas.”

The protection of polling stations “has not been on any mission request or in any conversation with the governor’s office,” Major General James K. “Red” Brown declared. Although troops could be sent to guard buildings , being stationed at polling locations “has not been requested,” Texas Guard spokesman stated.

On the night of October 26, other military officials informed KXAN-TV that there were no plans to send military units to polling locations.

Adjutant General Major General Tracy Norris declared in a statement that the Texas Military Department “was activated to provide additional support to the Department of Public Safety in the summer of 2020.”

“Texas Service Members continue to support DPS in this capacity, guarding historical landmarks such as the Alamo and the State Capitol,” Norris remarked. “To be clear, there has been no request nor any plan to provide any type of support at any polling location in Texas.”

The San Antonio Express-News also confirmed that Norris was requested to set up contingency plans in case of any unrest that emerges.

The initial reports about Abbott’s order received more concerns in progressive bastions such as Austin.

“We’re not hearing any real indications to anticipate any disruptions or intimidation,” said Adler.

Austin City Council member Gregorio Casar blamed Abbott for “fear-mongering.”

2020 elections will be very heated and it’s prudent for Abbott to use military assets to protect Texans from potential insurrectionist behavior from the radical Left.

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