Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release
January 15, 2022

MCTXSheriff Investigating Fatal Shooting in New Caney

On January 15, 2022, at about 12:40 AM, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting incident in the 26000 block of FM 1485 in New Caney, Texas. Deputies arrived and discovered a deceased 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound in a vehicle in the wood line near a residential area. The shooter, identified as a 51-year-old male security guard for the property, advised while in the performance of his official duties, he interrupted a theft in progress. After an argument between the deceased and the security guard escalated, the security guard stated he had to resort to deadly force measures to defend himself. The security guard called 911 to report the incident.

Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene. After their preliminary investigation, it was determined no arrest would be made, and the case will be presented to the Grand Jury.

Due to next of kin notifications still being conducted, no persons involved will be identified at this time.

Information Source
Specialist Thomas Hudson
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Services Division

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