One Texas deputy was killed and two others were injured in an early-morning shooting outside a Houston bar, law enforcement officials said at a news conference on Saturday.

Iran Press/America: A constable deputy was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday while they were working an extra job at a bar in Houston, according to police. One of the wounded deputies was shot in the back, and the other was shot in the foot.

On Saturday afternoon, police identified the deputy who died as 30-year-old Kareem Atkins.

Deputy Darrell Garrett, 28, was shot in the back and underwent surgery. He is in the ICU. Deputy Juqaim Barthen, 26, was also wounded, police said. They did not provide an update on his condition. 

The incident took place around 2:15 a.m. Atkins and Garrett had gone outside to address what a witness described as a possible robbery in the parking lot. As they were trying to arrest a suspect, another suspect "unseen to the deputies" shot them with an AR-15 assault rifle, according to police. 

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