Advisory: Home Invasion

On January 9, 2017, District 6 Deputies were dispatched to a welfare check/shooting that had occurred at an address in Harper’s Landing in The Woodlands. After being assaulted by one of two men in his backyard, the homeowner was able to retrieve his handgun and discharge a single round at the suspect. Both suspects fled through the back yard of the residence into the heavily wooded area behind the residence. It is believed that one of the suspect(s) had been shot due to the suspect dragging his leg as he ran away.

The homeowner was alerted to the presence of two males in his backyard by his barking dog. The homeowner did not know the  males and retrieved his .38 revolver pistol and concealed it in his pocket before confronting the two males.

The homeowner advised that he told the males to leave his property and an argument started. During the argument the second Hispanic male cut the homeowner with a sharp object across his abdomen. The homeowner was then wrestled to the ground and assaulted by the same Hispanic male who cut him.The homeowner was able to retrieve his handgun and discharge a single round at the suspect.The homeowner was transported to a local hospital with a non-life threatening, minor laceration.

Suspects are described as Hispanic males between the ages of 17 and 21. Both males were wearing dark clothes with one male wearing a hoodie. One of the males had a distinctive scar on the right side of his face from his eye to his cheek.

Anyone with information concerning this incident please contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 936-760-5876 or Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP. Crime Stoppers may offer a reward up to $1000 for information leading to a felony arrest.

Read the official media release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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