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UPDATE: Suspect in custody after 19-year-old fatally shot at Texas Renaissance Festival campgrounds

Sean Campbell
Sean Campbell (KPRC 2)

TODD MISSION, Texas – A woman was fatally shot at the Texas Renaissance Festival campgrounds early Sunday morning, according to the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 2:40 a.m. Sunday, deputies with the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Texas Renaissance Festival campgrounds in Todd Mission on reports of disturbance. On arrival, they located a 19-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her abdomen.

The woman, a Spring native later identified as Isabella Cimetta, was transported by Life Flight to CHI St Joseph’s in Bryan where she succumbed to her injuries, according to the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.

A suspect, identified as Sean Campbell, 22, was taken into custody following the shooting. Campbell has since been charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Cimetta and Campbell were acquaintances and traveled to the Renaissance Festival together with friends, according to the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the shooting was an isolated incident and does not present an ongoing danger to the public.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

The Texas Renaissance Festival released this statement regarding the shooting:

An incident occurred at the Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) Fields of New Market Campground in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 25, 2020. The Grimes County Sheriff’s office has confirmed that there is no immediate danger in the area. Authorities are on the scene investigating. TRF is supporting the investigation, and additional information will be released by the Grimes County Sheriff’s office as details become available.


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