Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release
September 10, 2018

MCTXSheriff Investigating Double Shooting in South Montgomery County

Update: November 17, 2018
After further investigation, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Detectives determined that the deceased black male shot the white female twice and then turned the gun on himself. Based on the investigation by the Detectives, no other suspect is involved. The identity of both deceased are still not available at this time.

Original Release:
On November 16, 2018 at about 10:49 PM Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting at the Dakota Canyon Apartment Complex located at 25650 Interstate 45 North, Spring, Texas. The caller stated they heard three gunshots and saw multiple people on the ground. Montgomery County Deputies arrived on scene and located two deceased victims with apparent gunshot wounds to the head. One victim was a white female in her mid-twenties and the other was a black male in his mid-twenties. Deputies interviewed a witness who believed they saw a third individual leaving the scene, but at this time detectives cannot confirm a third party was involved. There is no reason to believe there is currently a threat to the public. Homicide/Violent Crimes Detectives, District Attorney’s Office, Texas Rangers and Crime Scene Investigator are on scene and continue to investigate. Identities of the deceased will be released pending notification of next of kin.

Information Source
Lieutenant Scott Spencer
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Executive Division

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