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Possible home invasion under investigation after wounded woman shows up at hospital

KATY, Texas – Authorities said Tuesday they are investigating what they believe to be a home invasion in west Harris County after a pregnant woman showed up at a hospital with two gunshot wounds.

Harris County deputies said they were called about 11:30 p.m. to a home on Auburn Valley Lane, near the intersection of Clay Road and the Grand Parkway, after neighbors reported hearing loud noises coming from the home.

“The sheriff’s department last night told me that they saw a large amount of drugs in the house,” said neighbor Joe Brockman.

Deputies said that a man who lives at the home drove the woman who had been shot to Methodist West Hospital, but the relationship between the man and woman is unclear.

Authorities said neither the man nor the woman is cooperating with detectives.

“We think it’s a home invasion but, like I said, right now we are not clear on anything," said a Harris County Sheriff’s investigator. “We are not getting much cooperation from the people we have spoken to.”

Detectives said they found shell casings, drug paraphernalia and a trail of blood leading from the back door of the home to a vacant home behind the house where the shooting happened.

Deputies said they are still trying to determine what led to the shooting and who pulled the trigger.

The woman and her baby are listed in stable condition, deputies said.


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