UPDATE: MCTXSheriff Investigates Shooting at a Texaco Gas Station in Cut and Shoot, TX

By: Stephen Walker, Specialist
| Published 02/27/2024


CUT AND SHOOT, TX -- On March 8, 2024, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit, in collaboration with the Gang Investigation Unit, successfully identified and apprehended three juvenile suspects involved in the shooting incident at the Texaco Gas Station. Following a coordinated effort involving Homicide and Violent Crimes Detectives, the Gang Investigation Unit, MCSO SWAT, CISD Police Department, and the Montgomery County Attorney, arrest warrants were executed on all three suspects. The suspects have been taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Subsequent investigation determined that the shooting was gang-related, and the suspects are currently detained at the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center.

Sheriff Rand Henderson stated, "I am immensely proud of the dedicated teamwork and exceptional efforts displayed by our investigation units. Together, we have upheld the values of justice and safety in our community. Today's arrests send a clear message: there is no place for gang-related violence in our community, and we will not rest until every perpetrator is held accountable.”

On February 26, 2024, at 5:51 pm, Deputies with The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to an Assault Firearm call at the Texaco gas station located at 18919 Highway 105 E. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered that a male victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and had fled the scene in his truck. Deputies located the victim at a residence on Hidden Acres Drive, Cleveland, Texas.

Responding Deputies applied tourniquets to the victim's leg before medical personnel arrived, where he was then transported to a local hospital by the Montgomery County Hospital District.

Montgomery County Homicide and Violent Crimes Detectives, Gang Investigation Unit, and Crime Scene Investigators arrived and reviewed surveillance footage from the gas station. Detectives observed that two males opened fire on the victim’s vehicle as he drove away. The suspects were driving a gray Mercury Grand Marquis.

Due to this being an active investigation, no other information is currently available. If you have any information in reference to this incident or know the whereabouts of the suspect vehicle, please contact the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 936-760-5800, option 3, or Multi-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP [7867] and refer to case #24A055451.

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