On January 15, 2017, just before midnight Montgomery County 911 communications received a 911 call in reference to a shooting in the 25000 block of Lantern Lane, New Caney, Texas.
The caller a 19 year old male advised that he had his friend had been shot and that his friend was laying in the street bleeding to death. The only description given of the shooters was two Hispanic males.
Upon arrival Deputies and medical responders found a 20 year old deceased from apparent gunshot wounds and the caller who had been shot multiple times was immediately transported to Conroe Regional Hospital with life threatening injuries. Detectives are in the process of notifying next of kin.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit along with the representatives with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and Crime Scene Investigators are on scene.
While the motive for the shooting is still being investigated it does appear that narcotics were involved.
Anyone with any information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867).