(The AEGIS Alliance) – HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – A groom was struck by a bullet to his chest on the day of his wedding in the eastern region of Harris County, Texas.
Investigators found that a person who was invited to the wedding party fired a gun at the groom in the middle of an altercation and then fled the scene, according to KTRK-TV.
John Shannon, a Captain with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, tweeted early Friday and said the groom had been airlifted to a hospital and was in critical condition, and witnesses refused to cooperate with authorities.
District 5 units at 16850 Anna Green ST. A groom has been shot on his wedding day. Witnesses not cooperating with responding officers. Groom was lifeflighted in critical condition. Scene is active & detectives are enroute. @HCSOTexas @HCSO_D5Patrol @SheriffEd_HCSO @HCSOPatrol pic.twitter.com/vthYPfFwAJ
— HCSO Night Watch (@HCSO_NightShift) August 21, 2020
The groom is expected to survive the gunshot wound according to officials and KTRK-TV.
Kyle James Lee – The AEGIS Alliance – This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.