Richard Lee Houston Death, Mesquite Police Department officer killed in a shooting

December 16, 2021 By paul Daniel 0

Richard Lee Houston Death, Cause of Death –   The Mesquite Police Department has identified the officer killed in a shooting yesterday as Richard Lee Houston II. On the afternoon of December 3, Houston responded to a disturbance call on the 1500 block of Belt Line Rd. in Mesquite.

During the stop, the suspect shot Houston multiple times before turning the gun on himself. Authorities believe that Houston never fired a shot and have not yet disclosed the name of the suspect or what the nature of the disturbance was. At the Mesquite Police Department tonight, hundreds have gathered for a vigil honoring Officer Richard Lee Houston II, who was killed in the line of duty Friday.

Richard Lee Houston Obituary will be released by the family.