suspect in april sound officer involved shooting charged

Early this Thursday morning just before 4:30 AM, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence on April Hill Drive in the April Sound Subdivision off of SH 105 near Lake Conroe. Deputies were told that a male forced entry into a home and was armed with a shotgun.

When deputies arrived the suspect came out of the home unclothed with the shotgun raised pointing the gun at deputies. A deputy fired more than one time from a shotgun, after commands were ignored by the suspect, and struck the suspect one time in the upper shoulder and torso.

The suspect, David Miller,45 year old white male and resident of April Sound, was taken by emergency services to Conroe Regional Hospital in stable condition. He has now been charged

The suspect that was shot in the early morning hours of March 22, 2012 has been criminally charged. with Burglary of a Habitation and Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant.

Deputy Jesse Fluellen remains on temporary administrative leave. Deputy Fluellen began working for MCSO in July 2005.

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  1. jason09

    I don’t understand why the deputy is on temporary leave for doing his job. The guy had a gun pointed at the deputy. That’s grounds for self defense for anyone not just a deputy.

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