In court Sunday, authorities said Brewster left his vehicle without his gun drawn and was trying to get Solis' attention by waving both hands, KTRK reported.
Brewster was hit several times but managed to `radio a description of the suspect to other responding officers, the television station reported.
Update 10:58 p.m. EDT Dec. 7: Houston police Sgt. Christopher Brewster, 32, was responding to a domestic abuse call when he was shot multiple times by Arturo Solis, KTRK reported.
Brewster, 25, found the couple walking along a street. He was shot at as soon as he got out of his patrol vehicle. He was able to draw his service weapon and call in a suspect description.
Brewster was promoted to sergeant nine months ago, KTRK reported.
Solis has a criminal history that includes charges of assault causing bodily injury, KTRK reported.
Update 9:35 p.m. EDT Dec. 7: The shooter was taken into custody shortly later about a block away, KTRK reported.
It is unclear what led to the shooting.
A Houston police officer was shot and injured Saturday, officials said.
The officer was taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.
The shooter is still on the loose.