Just after 2 am Sunday morning Montgomery County Precinct 4 Deputies were part of an officer involved shooting when they executed a ”BLUE WARRANT” at a home in the 1400 block of Ashland near Carlisle. The deputies approached the front door and were let in by the homeowner. They were told the suspect they were looking for was in a back room.
As they entered the room the suspect produced a gun and was fired on by at least two deputies, killing the suspect.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’ s Office Major Crimes Unit along with the Montgomery County District Attorneys Office Shoot Team responded to the scene.
As of 11:30 a.m. units remain on the scene investigating.
The suspect, who has not yet been identified pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace James Metts, who also responded to the scene. He order Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim the the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy.
As in all officer involved shootings the case will be sent to the Montgomery County Grand jury.
In Texas a Blue Warrant is a felony warrant issued by the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole. They are issued for person who are out of prison and on parole for various felony crimes. If that person violates the parole conditions by being charged with another crime, or not following stipulations set out, a warrant is issued.
The officers have not yet been identified either.