Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
On October 08, 2009, around 10:00 P.M., Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives from the Major Crimes Unit responded to an Aggravated Robbery/Assault call in the 200 Block of Pruitt Road Spring, Texas.
A resident of the Alexan Woods Apartments came home to find several black males in his apartment who assaulted and bound his hands. The victim was able to get his hands free and retrieved a pistol from inside his residence.
The victim fired at the suspects as they fled in two separate vehicles. The victim told detectives that he was struck by one of the vehicles as it was leaving. The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.
A vehicle was located on IH-45 after the driver lost control near the Montgomery/Harris County line. The driver was found to be a black/male with a single gunshot wound to the chest and is believed to have been involved in the incident on Pruitt Road. The driver was taken to Ben Taub Hospital for medical treatment and was in surgery at the time of this press release. The car had no other occupants.
The apartment resident was treated and released from the local hospital.
The investigation of this incident is on-going. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Mike Rogers at (936) 760-5876 or Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 800-392-STOP (7867).