For Immediate Release
September 2, 2021
MCTXSheriff Investigates Fatal Shooting
On September 02, 2021 at about 9:00 pm the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls reporting a burglary and later a shooting in the 22700 block of Adrift Row Lane, Porter, Texas. During the investigation, MCTXSheriff Homicide/Violent Crimes Detectives were advised that a homeowner received an alarm indicating motion in their driveway. Upon going outside, the homeowner discovered an unknown male inside their vehicle. The homeowner ordered the male out of his vehicle at gun point. The suspect refused to comply with the homeowner’s instructions and made the statement “I’m not going back to prison” then became uncooperative and aggressive. During the altercation, the homeowner discharged his firearm, striking the suspect. The suspect was pronounced deceased upon the arrival of medical staff.
The circumstances surrounding the discharge of the firearm are currently under investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies including MCTXSheriff, Texas Rangers and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, and no further details are available at this time. The deceased is a 23 year old white male with a local address whose identity cannot be released pending notification of next of kin.2.
UPDATE: MCTXSheriff Investigates Fatal Shooting
The deceased in this incident has been identified as William George Bounds III, a 22 year old white male from Cleveland, Texas. At this time, no charges have been filed against the homeowner and this incident will be forwarded to the Grand Jury for review.
Specialist Steve Squier
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Services Division