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Thursday, February 21,
Texas Constable Succumbs to Injuries
deputy constable who was shot by a handcuffed suspect lost his fight to recover
Wednesday, KPRC Local 2 reported.
Precinct 6 Cpl. Harry Thielepape was wounded in a shootout in the parking lot of
the Chancellor Apartments on Parramatta Lane near Trevor Way in north Harris
County on Jan. 26.
"He was very
well trained and he was real enthusiastic about keeping our streets safe,"
Constable Victor Trevino said. "I remember us even talking about the dangers in
working some of these apartment complexes, but he said the good people in those
apartments, they needed to feel safe. Those people needed protection and that's
why he was doing it."