Violent Crime

Texas Governor Deploys State Police to Combat Houston Road Rage Spike

HOUSTON, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott announced the deployment of Department of Public Safety troopers to help the Houston Police Department combat the surge of road-rage shootings in the city. The governor is ordering marked and unmarked DPS vehicles to patrol hot spots defined by city officials, following a 33 percent increase in road-rage related shootings.

Road rage shootings and homicides in Houston. (Fox 26 Houston Video Screenshot)