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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Friday December 29th, 2023 :: 04:20 p.m. CST


Harris County Sheriff’s Office Releases Video Regarding a Critical Incident from December 1, 2023

Case: 2312-00163
Date: December 1, 2023
Location: 15400 block of Flemington Ave
Time: 10:50 a.m.
Deceased: Jonathan Yi, 07/17/1978
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is releasing body-worn camera footage related to the critical incident that occurred on December 1, 2023. To maintain transparency and accountability, per the HCSO policy, we share relevant audio/video information regarding a critical incident within 45 days of its occurrence.

An investigation into this incident is ongoing by the Sheriff's Office Homicide Division.

The information included in this video release is preliminary. The Harris County District Attorney's Office is conducting an independent investigation, which is standard when a use of force results in a person’s death.
The Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs Division is conducting an additional investigation.
The results of this administrative investigation will be presented to the Sheriff's Administrative Disciplinary Committee to determine whether the deputies complied with policies and procedures
Materials Released:

  • Five deputies’ body-worn camera videos
In compliance with state law that prohibits the release of certain information and to maintain the investigation's integrity, videos and audio are redacted.
The released materials are available on the Department's YouTube and other social media platforms.

The link to the materials is below. Due to the graphic and sensitive nature, viewer discretion is advised.

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Anyone with information relevant to this critical incident is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000. All evidence gathered in the investigation will be given to the district attorney's office for presentation to an independent grand jury.

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

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