14-Year Old Juvenile Killed in Fatal Shooting Being Investigated by Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX --UPDATE: On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at about 11:00 AM, Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Violent Crimes and SWAT Units executed a search warrant at a residence in the 26000 block of Knights Tower Drive in Kingwood, Texas, in reference to the shooting of the 14-year-old victim on Monday night.
As a result of the evidence obtained, Homicide and Violent Crimes Detectives arrested 17-year-old Bryan Smith, Jr. for Capital Murder of the 14-year-old male.
Detectives are still processing through evidence and conducting interviews; therefore, there is potential for further arrests related to the homicide. The motive of the shooting is still under investigation; however, all persons involved knew each other and this does not appear to be a random act of violence. We have no information that this is gang-related or related to the Porter High School incident on Saturday night.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800 or contact Multi-County Crime Stoppers at 800-392-STOP (7867) and refer to case #21A293752.
On Monday, September 20, 2021, at about 8:20 PM, Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a report of a Shots Fired call in the 25000 block of N King Mills Lane in Kingwood, Texas. During the investigation, it was learned a female was walking on N Kings Mill Lane when she heard multiple gunshots near the intersection of Pauldron Drive where she also witnessed two black males run from the area. The female continued her walk when she came upon an unresponsive black male lying on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds.
Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit responded. During the investigation, it was determined the black male is a 14-year-old juvenile who had succumbed to his wounds. The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of the 14-year-old male are still under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800 or contact Multi-County Crime Stoppers at 800-392-STOP (7867) and refer to case #21A293752. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the victim.