A Sealy police officer is being honored for an act of valor after he was injured during a police chase last March.
During the chase, the driver shot at officer Eric Gum, when the bullet hit the windshield in front of his head it caused injuries to his face.
Despite his injuries he continued the chase until the suspects car crashed and the suspect was caught.
For that service, Gum was one of the 22 outstanding area law enforcement officers honored last month at the Houston 100 Club's 59th Annual Heroes Awards Banquet.
He will also be honored by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education this summer with another award of valor.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.