PRESS RELEASE FROM LT. DAN NORRIS
In the early morning hours this morning around 3:20 AM the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 30800 block of Meadow Wood Drive in the Magnolia, Texas area.
Deputies met with a homeowner who reported that he was awaken by the sound of breaking glass and a kicking noise against an exterior residence door. The homeowner armed himself with a shotgun and opened the door. The homeowner saw a suspect in the yard that turned and was coming toward the resident. The homeowner fired his shotgun toward the suspect who then got into a vehicle and fled. The vehicle was occupied by other people.
The homeowner’s wife called 911 and gave Sheriff’s Office dispatchers a description of the car, a white Cadillac with chrome wheels. Deputies spotted the vehicle on SH 249 and stopped the vehicle. Inside the vehicle deputies found a 16 year old male with a gunshot wound to his leg and three other teens, ages 18, 17, and 16.
The 16 year old shooting victim was taken to a local hospital and where he was admitted. No charges have been filed pending the completion of the detectives’ investigation. No charges are anticipated against the homeowner.
The homeowner found tires on two of his vehicles that had been punctured.