|Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a Harris County Precinct 4 Constable deputy and the wounding of two other deputies at 4479 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) service road about 2:15 a.m. on October 16.
The suspect, Eddie Alberto Miller (H/m, 19), is charged with capital murder of a police officer in the 248th State District Court and attempted capital murder of a police officer and aggravated assault against a police officer in the 179th State District Court.
A booking photo of Miller is attached to this news release.
HPD Special Investigations Unit Detectives M. Millington, D. Hammons and M. Childs reported:
Three Harris County Precinct 4 Constable deputies were working an extra job at a bar at the above address when they were directed to a possible disturbance/ robbery in the parking lot. The deputies attempted to detain an individual related to the incident when all three of the deputies were ambushed and shot by an unknown Hispanic male armed with a rifle.
After the shooting, the suspect fled the scene. The deputies were then transported to Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center where one of them was pronounced deceased. A second deputy was in critical, but stable condition and the third deputy was in stable condition.
Further investigation identified Miller as the suspect in this case. On Sunday (December 12), he was arrested in the 4400 block of Williams Way Boulevard by HPD SWAT officers with assistance from Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies.