Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit have identified the suspect wanted in the shooting that occurred in New Caney on December 5th as 22-year-old Mason Lee Young.
Detectives have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Young for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and are seeking the community’s assistance in locating him.
Mason Young is considered armed and dangerous; if you see him, please avoid contact and call 911 immediately.
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Young, please call the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800 option 3 or Multi-County Crime Stoppers at 936-392-STOP (7867).
Just after 7 am Monday morning Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the 26700 block of Peach Creek in New Caney. MCHD arrived and found a 31-year-old male with an apparent shotgun wound to the right side. He was transported to Kingwood Hospital in critical condition. According to Montgomery County Specialist Hudson say detectives continue the investigation. However, he said there was a dispute between several people which led to the use of a firearm. He said the circumstances are still under investigation. They have not released the victim’s name. One person was seen being put in cuffs, however, deputies say it was on unrelated charges. According to the victim’s mother, he suffered a point-blank shotgun blast. He has just gotten out of surgery at Kingwood. Most of the injury is to his right side, he has critical injuries to his lung, diaphragm, and liver. He has gone through five units of blood. The property was a rental property owned by the victim’s family where the victim was also a resident.