February 4, 2023 3:11 am

Posted: 6.1.2023 13:57

UPDATE ON THURSDAY NIGHTS MCSO PURSUIT AND FATAL CRASH

During the initial 911 call reporting the Family Violence incident, the victim advised that the female, who was later identified as Mandy Norris, had a gun and discharged it inside the home. The victim further advised that Norris made suicidal threats before leaving home and provided a description of the vehicle she was driving. A vehicle matching the description drove by responding deputies at a high rate of speed when they were near the home. As deputies attempted to catch up to the vehicle using their emergency equipment, so they can conduct an investigation into the possible felony crime, they observed it leave the roadway and strike a tree. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have confirmed that shots were fired inside the home during their investigation of the Family Violence.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have confirmed that shots were fired inside the home during their investigation of the Family Violence.

EARLIER STORY
At about 8:15 pm Thursday Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to reported family violence with a weapon involved on Frontier Lane in Willis. As units were en route a description of the suspect’s vehicle was aired. A short distance away a deputy spotted the vehicle and attempted to stop the female suspect. Fifty-two-year-old Mandy Norris accelerated and refused to stop. As she traveled down Rogers Road she passed Coaltown Road and as she got to the area of the ballpark she crashed into a tree. Deputies immediately removed her from the vehicle and started life-saving measures. MCHD and MNCFD both arrived and continued to work on the female. However, her injuries were incompatible with life. She was pronounced deceased on the scene. DPS along with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office assisted in the investigation. Her husband was not injured back at the scene of the family violence. Montgomery County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack responded to the scene for an inquest. He turned it over to Montgomery County Forensics Investigators.